fragmented fragmented  /f ˈræɡ mən tɪd/


  • (adj) having been divided; having the unity destroyed



  1. He will find the church there to be fragmented and corrupt, with priests taking wives and charging exorbitant fees to perform marriages.
  2. Putin's foes are fragmented and run from old-fashioned nationalists to modern liberals; Kasparov, 44, insists he is just a moderator, not a leader, of the movement.
  3. Nicole's thoughts raced; her speech was fragmented.


  1. Gallery Preview: 'Scrapped, Fragmented and Glued' at gallery 6 pdx

    Liz Cohn recently opened gallery 6 pdx, which specializes in collage, assemblage and mixed media. Watch a preview of their current exhibit, Scrapped, Fragmented and Glued , by Maryland-based collage artist Audrey Smith.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Oregon Public Broadcasting

  2. Thumbtack Raises $12.5M To Target Fragmented Local Services Market

    Internet companies have long been trying to come up with better ways to connect consumers with the fragmented market of local services businesses.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Ivory Coast remains fragmented, envoy says

    GENEVA, Switzerland, June 12 (UPI) -- The political culture in Ivory Coast remains fragmented despite democratic progress made since contentious 2010 elections, a U.N. rights envoy said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI


  1. "More than anything, I'm deeply moved by the open-hearted appreciation our small film has received, which in these fragmented times speaks so openly of the possibility of innocence," Arkin said.
    on Feb 25, 2007 By: Alan Arkin Source: Forbes

  2. "As a result, what was a fragmented, cumbersome process can be a coordinated effort which more quickly helps able homeowners," Paulson said.
    on Dec 3, 2007 By: Henry Paulson Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Most of you know my views on consolidation and those have not changed," Parker wrote. "Our industry is far too fragmented, and consolidation, if done properly, could result in a much healthier industry which would be good for our employees,...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Doug Parker Source:

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