Definition of unconnected in English:


Line breaks: un|con¦nect¦ed
Pronunciation: /ʌnkəˈnɛktɪd


  • 1Not joined together or to something else: the earth wire was left unconnected
    More example sentences
    • Common partners can serve as referral agents and relay expectations and responsibilities as part of the process of bringing together two hitherto unconnected firms.
    • As well, when parks are unconnected islands, species are unable to move when environmental changes occur, something that could be especially problematic with global climate change.
    • Communications-wise, these locations were unconnected islands.
    detached, disconnected, unjoined, separate, loose; dangling, hanging, trailing



More example sentences
  • I am always surprised how bare our house looks when the Christmas decorations come down; and this unconnectedly coincides with the fall in demand for fatstock, triggered by post-festive realism that we are short of money.
  • The implications of the ‘court composer’ title capture something of the sense of Britten's power as well as, not unconnectedly, the sense of resentment that this in turn fostered.
  • They have been, not so unconnectedly, behaving this way for years.


More example sentences
  • ‘Community is celebrated, especially by urban community leaders and activists,’ Patterson writes, but ‘the truth is that Afro-Americans lead the nation in their unconnectedness to community support groups.’
  • This ‘unconnectedness’ that is constantly referred to is paradoxically a state which is desired and not attained: ‘to want to be unconnected.’
  • The control frame on a rigid wing is just unconnected from the glider and you feel that unconnectedness (well, I do).

More definitions of unconnected

Definition of unconnected in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea