a. composed of fragments, or broken pieces; disconnected; not complete or entire
At first I could not make much sense of what I heard; for the discourse of Mary Ingram, who sat nearer to me, confused the fragmentary sentences that reached me at intervals.
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And these fragmentary musical expressions, though sometimes beautiful, were disagreeable, because they were utterly unexpected and not led up to by anything.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She laughed, and in fragmentary sentences tried to explain about a doll which she produced from the folds of her frock.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On the third of July, a sudden silence fell on the wires from the north, a silence that lasted till midday of the fourth when fragmentary and garbled reports began to trickle into headquarters in Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The fragmentary lane was prolonged between buildings which were either sheds or barns, then ended at a blind alley.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context