Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 44 (Disjunction)

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#44. Disjunction. -- N. disjunction, disconnection, disunity, disunion, disassociation, disengagement; discontinuity &c. 70; abjunction[obs]; cataclasm[obs]; inconnection[obs]; abstraction, abstractedness; isolation; insularity, insulation; oasis; island; separateness &c. adj.; severalty; disjecta membra[Lat]; dispersion &c. 73; apportionment &c. 786.

separation; parting &c. v.; circumcision; detachment, segregation; divorce, sejunction|, seposition|, diduction[obs], diremption[obs], discerption[obs]; elision; caesura, break, fracture, division, subdivision, rupture; compartition |; dismemberment, dislocation; luxation[obs]; severance, disseverance; scission; rescission, abscission; laceration, dilaceration[obs]; disruption, abruption[obs]; avulsion[obs], divulsion[obs]; section, resection, cleavage; fission; partibility[obs], separability.

fissure, breach, rent, split, rift, crack, slit, incision.

dissection anatomy; decomposition &c. 49; cutting instrument &c (sharpness) 253; buzzsaw, circular saw, rip saw.


V. be disjoined &c.; come off, fall off, come to pieces, fall to pieces; peel off; get loose.

disjoin, disconnect, disengage, disunite, dissociate, dispair[obs]; divorce, part, dispart[obs], detach, separate, cut off, rescind, segregate; set apart, keep apart; insulate,, isolate; throw out of gear; cut adrift; loose; unloose, undo, unbind, unchain, unlock &c. (fix) 43, unpack, unravel; disentangle; set free &c. (liberate) 750.

sunder, divide, subdivide, sever, dissever, abscind[obs]; circumcise; cut; incide|, incise; saw, snip, nib, nip, cleave, rive, rend, slit, split, splinter, chip, crack, snap, break, tear, burst; rend &c. rend asunder, rend in twain; wrench, rupture, shatter, shiver, cranch[obs], crunch, craunch[obs], chop; cut up, rip up; hack, hew, slash; whittle; haggle, hackle, discind|, lacerate, scamble[obs], mangle, gash, hash, slice.

cut up, carve, dissect, anatomize; dislimb[obs]; take to pieces, pull to pieces, pick to pieces, tear to pieces; tear to tatters, tear piecemeal, tear limb from limb; divellicate[obs]; skin &c. 226; disintegrate, dismember, disbranch[obs], disband; disperse &c. 73; dislocate, disjoint; break up; mince; comminute &c. (pulverize) 330; apportion &c. 786.

part, part company; separate, leave.

Adj. disjoined &c. v.; discontinuous &c. 70; multipartite[obs], abstract; disjunctive; secant; isolated &c. v.; insular, separate, disparate, discrete, apart, asunder, far between, loose, free; unattached, unannexed, unassociated, unconnected; distinct; adrift; straggling; rift, reft[obs].

[capable of being cut] scissile[Chem], divisible, discerptible[obs], partible, separable.

Adv. separately &c. adj.; one by one, severally, apart; adrift, asunder, in twain; in the abstract, abstractedly.