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English Dictionary: disjointed by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
    Synonym(s): confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected
  2. taken apart at the joints; "a disjointed fowl"
  3. separated at the joint; "a dislocated knee"; "a separated shoulder"
    Synonym(s): disjointed, dislocated, separated
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Disjoint \Dis*joint"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disjointed}; p. pr.
      & vb. n. {Disjointing}.]
      1. To separate the joints of; to separate, as parts united by
            joints; to put out of joint; to force out of its socket;
            to dislocate; as, to disjoint limbs; to disjoint bones; to
            disjoint a fowl in carving.
                     Yet what could swords or poisons, racks or flame,
                     But mangle and disjoint the brittle frame? --Prior.
      2. To separate at junctures or joints; to break where parts
            are united; to break in pieces; as, disjointed columns; to
            disjoint and edifice.
                     Some half-ruined wall Disjointed and about to fall.
      3. To break the natural order and relations of; to make
            incoherent; as, a disjointed speech.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Disjointed \Dis*joint"ed\, a.
      Separated at the joints; disconnected; incoherent. --
      {Dis*joint"ed*ly}, adv. -- {Dis*joint"ed*ness}, n.
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