- disjointed; broken.
- not coherent; seemingly irrational: a disconnected argument.
verb (used with object), dis·con·nect·ed, dis·con·nect·ing.
- to sever or interrupt the connection of or between; detach: They disconnected the telephone. We were disconnected.
verb (used without object), dis·con·nect·ed, dis·con·nect·ing.
- to sever or terminate a connection, as of a telephone; hang up: State your business and disconnect.
- to withdraw into one’s private world: When social pressures become too great, she simply disconnects.
- an act or instance of disconnecting, especially the suspension of telephone or cable TV service for nonpayment of service charges.
- a lack of communication or agreement: There is a huge disconnect between management and employees.
- not rationally connected; confused or incoherent
- not connected or joined
- (tr) to undo or break the connection of or between (something, such as a plug and a socket)
- a lack of a connection; disconnectiona disconnect between political discourse and the public