Fragmentary



[frag-muh n-ter-ee] /ˈfræg mənˌtɛr i/

adjective
1.
consisting of or reduced to ; broken; disconnected; incomplete:
fragmentary evidence; fragmentary remains.
/ˈfræɡməntərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
made up of fragments; disconnected; incomplete Also fragmental
adj.

1835 (with an isolated use in Donne from 1611), from fragment + -ary.

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