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disjoined
  • v  make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of
  • v  become separated, disconnected or disjoint
  • s  have the connection undone; having become separate
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disjoint
  • v  part; cease or break association with
  • v  separate at the joints
    disjoint the chicken before cooking it
  • v  make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of
  • v  become separated, disconnected or disjoint
  • s  having no elements in common
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disjointed
  • v  part; cease or break association with
  • v  separate at the joints
  • v  make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of
  • v  become separated, disconnected or disjoint
  • s  lacking orderly continuity
  • s  taken apart at the joints
    a disjointed fowl
  • s  separated at the joint
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disjunct
  • a  progressing melodically by intervals larger than a major second
  • s  having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects
  • s  marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements
    little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara"- Scientific Monthly
  • s  used of distributions, as of statistical or natural populations
    disjunct distribution of king crabs
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disliked
  • v  have or feel a dislike or distaste for
  • a  regarded with aversion
    he was intensely disliked
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dislocated
  • v  move out of position
  • v  put out of its usual place, position, or relationship
  • s  separated at the joint
    a dislocated knee
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disloyal
  • a  showing lack of love for your country
  • a  deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle
    disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the papers
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dismal
  • s  causing dejection
    the first dismal dispiriting days of November
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dismantled
  • v  tear down so as to make flat with the ground
  • v  take apart into its constituent pieces
  • v  take off or remove
  • s  torn down and broken up
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dismayed
  • v  lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
  • v  fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
  • s  struck with fear, dread, or consternation
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dismaying
  • v  lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
  • v  fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
  • s  causing consternation
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dismissed
  • v  bar from attention or consideration
    She dismissed his advances
  • v  cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration
    This case is dismissed!
  • v  stop associating with
  • v  terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
  • v  end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave
    I was dismissed after I gave my report
  • v  declare void
  • s  having lost your job
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dismissive
  • s  showing indifference or disregard
    a dismissive shrug
    the firm is dismissive of the competitor's product
    'chronic fatigue syndrome' was known by the dismissive term 'housewife syndrome'
  • s  stopping to associate with
    they took dismissive action after the third violation
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