dislocated

[ dis-loh-keyt, dis-loh-keyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF dislocated
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Thus thought Franks, in dislocated fashion, and remained kneeling.

We will say that you have had a fall on the stairs and have dislocated your shoulder.

His wrist had caught in the strap handle of the trunk, and his shoulder was dislocated.

There was to be no intimacy, and she was only received there because of her dislocated shoulder.

"Now for a sight of the dislocated gentleman," said Elinor gayly.

The ankle seemed to be dislocated, and the suffering was frightful.

They hung him by the right arm till it was dislocated, and then had it set again.

At other times he was tied up by the arms, till almost all his joints were dislocated.

One eye was gone, one leg was broken, and his lower jaw was dislocated.

The rise of the new machine power had dislocated the older system.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from earlier adjective or past participle dislocate "out of joint" (c.1400), from Medieval Latin dislocatus, past participle of dislocare "put out of place," from Latin dis- "away" (see dis-) + locare "to place" (see locate). Related: Dislocated; dislocating.

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