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dis·joint

disjoint

 
pronunciation:
dIs joInt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disjoints, disjointing, disjointed
definition 1: to separate (something) at the joints.
similar words:
joint
definition 2: to destroy the order or coherence of.
The flood of interruptions from the audience disjointed his carefully planned speech.
definition 3: to put out of joint; dislocate.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to separate at the joints; come apart.
definition 2: to become out of joint.