Usage examples for disconnected

  1. But, struggle as I would, no general conclusion could be made to emerge from the mass of apparently disconnected facts. – The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman
  2. He muttered some disconnected words, to which Marguerite replied with a smile, placing her finger on her lips. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  3. The remark seemed very disconnected, but she was right. – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  4. For purposes of wheeled traffic these picturesque but disconnected fragments are quite useless. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  5. Oh, I'm afraid my anatomy has become disconnected!... – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  6. One disagreeable incident which, had life been normal with her then, would have much irritated and annoyed the mistress of the Trellis House, was the arrival of a curt notice stating that her telephone was to be disconnected, owing to the fact that there resided in her house an enemy alien in the person of one Anna Bauer. – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  7. And after vague hop- o'- my- thumb wanderings, he had a disconnected memory of Hugh- a wild, rugged, ragged, bearded Hugh who caught him up fiercely as though he had an ogrish hunger for the feel of little boys. – Snow-Blind by Katharine Newlin Burt
  8. For a time he took no notice of the disconnected words she uttered in her dreams, but when at last he heard the sound of his own name he drew near, and, bending low, listened with mingled emotions of joy, sorrow, and surprise to a secret which, waking, she would never have told him, above all others. – Maggie Miller by Mary J. Holmes
  9. Wylie, with downcast and averted face, began to stammer a few disconnected and unintelligible words; but old Wardlaw silenced him and said, with much feeling, Let none but a father tell him. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  10. The chain of young folks disconnected for a moment, was reformed, and twisted in and out among the trees; sometimes in light, sometimes in shadow, until they disappeared, singing, into the very heart of the forest. – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  11. The oasis was composed of several disconnected tracts, and Timokles heard that in the western part of the oasis there was a lake. – Out of the Triangle by Mary E. Bamford
  12. Anthrax disconnected the operator from the conference call. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  13. " Observe this hollow," said I; " the split there goes down to the water, and you may take it that the block is wholly disconnected on that side. – The Frozen Pirate by W. Clark Russell
  14. He disconnected and handed the papers to Hanlon who had, in the meantime, returned the toogan to its cage, and now sat down. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  15. He is not giving close attention to the convalescent's disconnected chatter. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  16. The instrument room of our tower had been disconnected by Tarrano when he left some hours before. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  17. There is every possible variety in the matter of the engagements made by oath, but not one of them is disconnected from a covenant with him. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham
  18. That time both calls, to Central, might have been feigned by holding down the hook and speaking into a disconnected transmitter. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  19. At first these impressions may be somewhat disconnected and more or less confused, but before long there will be noticed a clearing away of the scene, and the mental picture will become quite plain. – Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers by Bhakta Vishita
  20. He disconnected the library telephone wires at the junction- box in the alley. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage