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Dictionary definition for: Scattered

1. (s) occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space; "scattered showers" "scattered villages"

2. (s) not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion" "scattered fire" "a stray bullet grazed his thigh"

3. (s) 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. (s) lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions" "a confused dream about the end of the world" "disconnected fragments of a story" "scattered thoughts"

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