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out of joint

out of joint

See:
joint
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: not joined in a proper or usual manner; dislocated.
His hip is out of joint.
synonyms:
disjointed, dislocated
definition 2: in a chaotic, disordered, or unharmonious condition.
This decade is out of joint.
synonyms:
chaotic
definition 3: not functioning properly.
synonyms:
on the blink, out of whack
similar words:
broken, dead, haywire, jammed, malfunctioning, out of commission