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ˈfræg mənˌtɛr ifrag·men·tary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fragmental, fragmentary(adj)

    consisting of small disconnected parts

    "fragmentary remains"


  1. fragmentary(Adjective)

    Consisting of fragments; disconnected; scattered.

    Fragmentary evidence suggests that he died in a foreign country.

  2. fragmentary(Adjective)

    Composed of the fragments of other rocks.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fragmentary(adj)

    composed of fragments, or broken pieces; disconnected; not complete or entire

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fragmentaire.]

  2. Fragmentary(adj)

    composed of the fragments of other rocks

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fragmentaire.]

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  1. fragmentary


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragmentary in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragmentary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of fragmentary in a Sentence

  1. Chris Tyler-Smith:

    Historical records are often very fragmentary and potentially very biased, but genetics gives us a complementary approach that can confirm some of the things that we read about in history and tell us about things that are not recorded in the historical records that we have. And as this approach is adopted by historians and archaeologists as a part of their field, I think it will only become more and more enriching.

  2. Blaine Schubert:

    The whole previous record of this particular type of bear is just known from a few localities in South America, and those are fragmentary remains, so, we went from not having any of this type of bear outside of South America to now having the best record of this type of bear from the Yucatn of Mexico.

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