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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. scatteredadjective

    occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space

    "scattered showers"; "scattered villages"

    Synonyms:
    unconnected, illogical, disordered, disjointed, garbled, confused, disconnected

    Antonyms:
    consistent, ordered, concentrated, coherent, logical

  2. confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnectedadjective

    lacking orderly continuity

    "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"

    Synonyms:
    abrupt, befuddled, staccato, mixed-up, disoriented, disordered, bemused, separated, at sea, fragmented, illogical, lost, disconnected, unconnected, unordered, baffled, unlogical, upset, confounded, broken, disjointed, split, dislocated, disunited, garbled, mazed, bewildered, confused

    Antonyms:
    ordered, coherent, logical, concentrated, consistent

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. scatteredadjective

    Synonyms:
    strewn, sprinkled

  2. scatteredadjective

    Synonyms:
    diffused, dispersed, spread about

  3. scatteredadjective

    Synonyms:
    sporadic, occurring here and there

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How to use scattered in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Addison:

    What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.

  2. Democratic Leader Berta Gardner:

    Because Alaska is a very high cost area and we have a small scattered population, insurance companies are not eager to do business here, costs are high and there are relatively few people. For instance there is no rheumatologist in the entire state.

  3. Ludmila Sokol:

    You should have seen things scattered along the road, the farther you carry things, the harder it is.

  4. Carolyn Orbann:

    I saw a report from Missouri where I guess normally they would throw dry corn into each other's houses, it said,' the price of corn is too high for us to scatter the dry corn.' So the kids scattered the white fuzz that comes off of cattails around ponds.

  5. Kate Andersen Brower:

    Generally, first ladies have had more success when they have one singular issue that they really drill down on. She might decide to triage if her efforts become scattered.


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