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 Meanings and Examples of FRAGMENTARY
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fragmentary
 a.  composed of fragments, or broken pieces; disconnected; not complete or entire
Classic Sentence:
1  Plum-pudding is the term bestowed upon certain fragmentary parts of the whale's flesh, here and there adhering to the blanket of blubber, and often participating to a considerable degree in its unctuousness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
2  From the boat's fragmentary stern, Fedallah incuriously and mildly eyed him; the clinging crew, at the other drifting end, could not succor him; more than enough was it for them to look to themselves.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
3  At first I could not make much sense of what I heard; for the discourse of Louisa Eshton and Mary Ingram, who sat nearer to me, confused the fragmentary sentences that reached me at intervals.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  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
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 5
5  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
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
6  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
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—TO WIT, THE PLAN OF PARIS IN 1727
Example Sentence:
1  There is only fragmentary evidence to support this theory.