Synonyms for Fragmentary:


broken (adjective)
severed, Disintegrated, incomplete.
component (adjective)
constituent, segmentary, member, factoring, ingredient, part, component, featured, elemental, sectional, fractional.
fractional (adjective)
semi, half, part, sectional, fractional, third, constituent, segmental, quarter.
fragmentary (adjective)
sketchy, fractional, partial, disconnected, part, discrete.
incomplete (adjective)
Unaccomplished, unfinished, unachieved, unfulfilled, partial, lacking, immature, broken, sectional, undone, fractional, Curtailed, insufficient, embryonic, short, segmental, scanty, unsatisfactory, incomplete, unattained, discontinuous, missing, deficient, patchy.
irregular (adjective)
discontinuous, patchy.
light (adjective)
partial (adjective)
separate (adjective)
separate, distinct, independent, Sundered, disjoint, severed, disaffiliated, autonomous, Disintegrated, disconnected, unrelated, detached, unaffiliated, dissociated, unglued, disassembled, individual, alienated.


as distinct from, unconnected, in isolation, discrete, do with, stand-alone. broken (noun)
broken, sketchy.
fragmentary (noun)
fractional, fragmental.

Other synonyms:

discrete. stand-alone. unconnected. do with. fractured
Other relevant words:
unconnected, fragmental, stand-alone, broken, sketchy, discrete.

Usage examples for fragmentary

  1. Measured by the standard of such an ideal universe, the parts of finite experience take on a fragmentary and baffling character which they would not otherwise possess. – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  2. More than the fragmentary outline of his history we did not know. – Grey Roses by Henry Harland
  3. The list is very fragmentary for the reason that the uses are so many and so varied that to describe all the geologic features which are important from the standpoint of all uses would very soon bring the discussion far beyond the confines of a book of this scope. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith