Dis*joint" (?), a. [OF.
desjoint, p. p. of desjoindre. See Disjoin.]
Disjointed; unconnected; -- opposed to conjoint.
Dis*joint", n. [From OF.
desjoint, p. p. of desjoindre. See Disjoint,
v. t.] Difficult situation; dilemma;
strait. [Obs.] "I stand in such disjoint."
Dis*joint", v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Disjointed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Disjointing.] 1. To separate the joints
of; to separate, as parts united by joints; to put out of joint; to
force out of its socket; to dislocate; as, to disjoint limbs;
to disjoint bones; to disjoint a fowl in
Yet what could swords or poisons, racks or flame,
But mangle and disjoint the brittle frame?
2. To separate at junctures or joints; to
break where parts are united; to break in pieces; as,
disjointed columns; to disjoint an edifice.
Some half-ruined wall
Disjointed and about to fall.
3. To break the natural order and relations
of; to make incoherent; as, a disjointed speech.
Dis*joint", v. i. To fall in