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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCONNECTED

And Simon again sunk into his own dim and disconnected reveries.

But these were only the disconnected parts of a merry-go-round.

Again Jean, in stammering, disconnected sentences, besought him to be quiet.

Fragments of his life formed the subject of the words, incoherent and disconnected.

He had a look of intense excitement, and his speaking was abrupt and disconnected.

He reached up and disconnected the wire leading to the instrument.

You understand I am piecing here bits of disconnected statements.

He did not know what to say, and murmured some disconnected words.

The disconnected impressions of the city seemed to fall into a pattern.

It was in fact a period of transition and of individual and disconnected experiments.

WORD ORIGIN

1770; see dis- + connect. Perhaps a back-formation from disconnection. Related: Disconnected; disconnecting.

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