Disjointed isn’t when you can bend your thumb all the way backwards — that’s double-jointed. Disjointed means "unorganized" or "disconnected."

Disjointed is an adjective that describes something as disconnected, illogical, or just messed up. A disjointed argument is an argument that doesn’t make a lot of sense. The same can be said for a disjointed sentence or a disjointed speech. In a medical sense, disjointed means "dislocated," or “separated at the joint.” When someone gets injured, they may end up with a disjointed shoulder or a disjointed hip.

Definitions of disjointed
  1. adjective
    taken apart at the joints
    “a disjointed fowl”
    separated into parts or pieces
  2. adjective
    separated at the joint
    synonyms: dislocated, separated
  3. adjective
    lacking orderly continuity
    synonyms: confused, disconnected, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected
    without logical or meaningful connection
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