Disconnected vs Severed - What's the difference?

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Disconnected is a related term of severed.


As verbs the difference between disconnected and severed

is that disconnected is (disconnect) while severed is (sever).

As adjectives the difference between disconnected and severed

is that disconnected is that is no longer connected while severed is separated, cut off or broken apart.

disconnected

English

Verb

(head)
  • (disconnect)
  • The phone company disconnected my DSL.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That is no longer connected.
  • There's no use trying to make a call on the disconnected phone.
  • Feeling a lack of empathy or association with something.
  • I just feel so disconnected from people living on the other side of the world.
  • (mathematics, of a topological space) That can be partitioned into two nonempty subsets which are both open and closed.
  • Antonyms

    * connected

    Derived terms

    * disconnectedly * disconnectedness

    severed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (sever)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • separated, cut off or broken apart
  • a severed limb

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