Usage examples for disconnected

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Oh, I'm afraid my anatomy has become disconnected!... – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  5. He muttered some disconnected words, to which Marguerite replied with a smile, placing her finger on her lips. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Anthrax disconnected the operator from the conference call. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  11. He disconnected the library telephone wires at the junction- box in the alley. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  12. The instrument room of our tower had been disconnected by Tarrano when he left some hours before. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  13. He is not giving close attention to the convalescent's disconnected chatter. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  14. For purposes of wheeled traffic these picturesque but disconnected fragments are quite useless. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas