What is disconnected?

More definitions of "disconnected":

  • (adj): Marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply.
    Synonyms: staccato
  • (adj): Not plugged in or connected to a power source.
    Example: "The iron is disconnected"
  • (adj): Marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions.
    Synonyms: abrupt
  • (adj): Having been divided; having the unity destroyed.
    Example: "Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell
    Synonyms: disunited, fragmented, split

Famous quotes containing the word disconnected:

    For thousands the world is a freak show, the images flicker past and disappear, the impressions remain flat and disconnected in the soul. Thus, they are easily led by the opinions of others, are willing to let their impressions be reordered, rearranged, and reevaluated.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    In the schoolroom her quick mind had taken readily that strong starch of unexplained rules and disconnected facts which saves ignorance from any painful sense of limpness.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)