dislocated dislocated  /ˈdɪs loʊ keɪ tɪd/


  • (adj) separated at the joint



  1. Japan might as well have been temporally dislocated, hurled violently forward down the time line.
  2. I just felt from personal observation that there is nothing more dislocated or alienated than a lifelong military person trying to cope in civilian life.
  3. Not only lost, but suddenly dislocated, fractured.


  1. 4 employees retained in restructuring

    Illinois Valley Community College trustees this week learned more about the July 1 restructuring of the local workforce investment system. The restructuring will result in four of eight Dislocated Workers Center employees being retained by BEST, Inc.,
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Ottawa Times

  2. DOL provides re-employment assistance for Texas workers affected by closure of Cargill Meat plant

    The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a National Emergency Grant of $2,066,314 to provide assistance to more than 320 workers affected by the closure of a Cargill Meat Solutions Corp., plant in Plainview, Texas. Awarded to the Texas Workforce Commission, the grant will make it possible for eligible dislocated workers to receive re-employment services.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: U.S. Department of Labor

  3. Broncos' J.D. Walton out until late October at best, could miss season

    Broncos center J.D. Walton had surgery on his left ankle Monday to replace some of the hardware that was originally put in place after he fractured and dislocated the ankle Sept. 30.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Denver Post


  1. "Honestly, talk about a guy that's a great leader," Hillenmeyer said of Urlacher. "He plays an entire half of football with a dislocated wrist. I don't think there (are) many people that can do something like that."
    on Sep 15, 2009 By: Hunter Hillenmeyer Source: Boston Herald

  2. "I momentarily lost it," Summitt told WBIR-TV in Knoxville. "The raccoon was about to attack. I just knocked it off the deck, and fortunately nothing happened but a dislocated shoulder, and it's back in place."
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Pat Summitt Source: ESPN

  3. "Rio dislocated his finger but ended up with a groin injury," said Ferguson. "We effectively had 10 men on the pitch at the end, which is not good when you are chasing a victory."
    on Apr 11, 2010 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: The Guardian

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /