Definition of unconnected in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnkəˈnɛktɪd/


1Not joined together or to something else: the earth wire was left unconnected
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  • 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
2Not associated or linked in a sequence: two unconnected events the question was unconnected to anything they had been discussing
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  • Two separate men have been charged with the unconnected offences and are going through the courts.
  • He told Scotland on Sunday: ‘The two things are completely unconnected.’
  • What is recent, however, is the advent of software that brings unconnected people together using the Internet.
disjointed, incoherent, disconnected, rambling, wandering, diffuse, ununified, disorderly, disordered, haphazard, disorganized, garbled, mixed up, muddled, jumbled, scrambled, meaningless, uncoordinated, aimless



Pronunciation: /ˌʌnkəˈnɛktɪdli/
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.


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).

Words that rhyme with unconnected

aspected, disaffected, disconnected, invected, unaffected, uncollected, uncorrected, undetected, undirected, unelected, unexpected, uninflected, unprotected, unselected, unsuspected

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