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Meaning of SCATTERED

Pronunciation:  sk'aturd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
  2. [adj]  occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space; "scattered showers"; "scattered villages"
  3. [adj]  being distributed here and there without order; "scattered leaves littered the sidewalk"; "don't forget to pick up the clothes lying strewn all over the floor"
  4. [adj]  not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "scattered fire"; "a stray bullet grazed his thigh"

SCATTERED is a 9 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, distributed, garbled, illogical, incoherent, isolated, sporadic, stray, strewn, unconnected



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Scat"tered\, a.
1. Dispersed; dissipated; sprinkled, or loosely spread.

2. (Bot.) Irregular in position; having no regular order; as,
   scattered leaves. -- {Scat"tered*ly}, adv. --
   {Scat"tered*ness}, n.