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disconnected

adjective uk   us   /ˌdɪs.kəˈnek.tɪd/
If ideas, remarks, etc. or the different parts of something are disconnected, they are not well joined together and it is difficult to see their purpose or pattern: disconnected thoughts
Translations of “disconnected”
in Korean 동떨어진…
in Arabic مُنفَصِل…
in Portuguese incoerente, entrecortado…
in Catalan inconnex…
in Japanese 支離滅裂な…
in Italian sconnesso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不連貫的,斷斷續續的,零散的…
in Russian несвязный, сбивчивый…
in Turkish bağlantısız, kesik, kopuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不连贯的,断断续续的,零散的…
in Polish chaotyczny, bezładny…
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