Disjoined vs Disjointed - What's the difference?

disjoined | disjointed |


As a verb disjoined

is (disjoin).

As an adjective disjointed is

(figuratively) not connected, coherent, or continuous.

disjoined

English

Verb

(head)
  • (disjoin)

  • disjoin

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To separate; to disunite.
  • * Milton
  • That marriage, therefore, God himself disjoins .
  • * Addison
  • Never let us lay down our arms against France, till we have utterly disjoined her from the Spanish monarchy.
  • * Pennant
  • Windmill Street consisted of disjoined houses.
  • To become separated.
  • disjointed

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (figuratively) Not connected, coherent, or continuous.
  • The hours of his illness were disjointed and confusing as he drifted in and out of consciousness.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 1 , author=Tom Fordyce , title=Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=England can look forward to a quarter-final next weekend against a similarly struggling France, a reward they scarcely deserve on the evidence of this disjointed display.}}