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unconnected adj
1 having had the relation broken [syn: dissociated]
2 not joined or linked together [ant: connected]
3 not connected by birth or family [syn: not kin(p)]
4 lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts" [syn: confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered]

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  1. not connected or joined
    The light wouldn't work because the cable was unconnected.
  2. confused or disconnected
    He talked in an unconnected series of short sentences.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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