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fragmentary

frag·men·tar·y

fragmentary

 
 
pronunciation:
fraeg mn teI ri
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part of speech: adjective
definition: consisting of fragments; incomplete or disconnected.
There is only fragmentary evidence to suggest that such creatures inhabited this region.
derivations: fragmentarily (adv.), fragmentariness (n.)
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The word fragmentary contains the following part:
-ary1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means like, of, related to
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The suffix -ary1 attaches to Latin roots (e.g., primary , literary ) and to nouns (e.g., cautionary , fragmentary ), forming adjectives.