disjointed


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disjointed

(dĭs-join′tĭd)
adj.
1. Separated at the joints.
2. Out of joint; dislocated.
3. Lacking order or coherence: disjointed sentences.

dis·joint′ed·ly adv.
dis·joint′ed·ness n.
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We were a little disjointed but I accept that was my fault, not theirs.
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It was a terrific effort but we were a bit disjointed.
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While his examples are relevant and effective, the presentation tends to be list-heavy and a bit disjointed.
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The scenes alternate between the two story lines and at times this can seem disjointed, but it makes the connection between both story lines much easier for young children to understand.