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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCONNECTEDLY

He talked excitedly and disconnectedly, or was silent, by fits and starts.

How loosely and disconnectedly my ideas run out with the ink from my pen!

The words were sweet, but it was not all that he wished to hear, and she went on disconnectedly.

He spoke eagerly and disconnectedly; none but an expert could have understood him.

The great frame shook with emotion, while he hurried on disconnectedly.

I speak to him disconnectedly, but I am leading up to what I want to say.

"That is just it—you know—Lottie Piper," exclaimed Flora disconnectedly.

I thought much but disconnectedly, and was given to solitude.

He said a few words more, hesitatingly and disconnectedly, then stopped again.

Then irregularly, disconnectedly, we began to tell each other things about ourselves.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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