Pronunciation of Fragmentary
/fɹaɡmˈɛntəɹi/, /fɹaɡmˈɛntəɹi/, /f_ɹ_a_ɡ_m_ˈɛ_n_t_ə_ɹ_i/
Synonyms for fragmentary:
Other synonyms and related words:
immature, segmental, partial, embryonic, sectional, Unaccomplished, broken, fractional, unsatisfactory, incomplete, missing, unfinished, insufficient, undone, patchy, unattained, deficient, discontinuous, unachieved, lacking, Curtailed, scanty, short, unfulfilled.
disconnected, disjoint, independent, detached, alienated, unaffiliated, disassembled, individual, severed, Disintegrated, Sundered, distinct, dissociated, unrelated, autonomous, unglued, disaffiliated, separate.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for fragmentary:
- It seemed to Wyllard that he had seldom heard anything more expressive in its way than this sailorman's brief and fragmentary description of his life in the wilderness. - "Masters of the Wheat-Lands", Harold Bindloss.
- When we further reflect that the new type of organism, when it first appears, is a small and local group, we see what the chances are of our finding specimens of it in a few scattered pages of a very fragmentary record of the earth's life. - "The Story of Evolution", Joseph McCabe.