What is another word for fragmentary?

320 synonyms found


[ fɹaɡmˈɛntəɹi], [ fɹaɡmˈɛntəɹi], [ f_ɹ_a_ɡ_m_ˈɛ_n_t_ə_ɹ_i]

Fragmentary means incomplete or composed of only fragments or pieces. Its synonyms include incomplete, patchy, disjointed, broken, erratic, partial, sketchy, and uneven. These synonyms highlight the fragmented nature of something, indicating that it is not whole or complete and lacks coherence or continuity. Fragmentary can be used to describe many things, such as an incomplete work of art, a partially remembered memory, a fragmented story, or an inconsistent argument. No matter the context, synonyms for fragmentary convey a sense of incompleteness or disjointedness that is important to understand in order to use the word correctly.

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What are the opposite words for fragmentary?

The opposite of the word fragmentary is complete or whole. When something is complete, it means that all parts are present, and nothing is lacking. It is also the opposite of partial, which means that only some parts are present. Other antonyms for fragmentary are comprehensive, holistic, and integrated. These words describe something that is well-structured and organized, providing a complete view of the subject matter. A fragmentary approach might be suitable for analyzing a particular aspect of a larger topic, but it won't give you a comprehensive view. In contrast, a comprehensive approach will help you gain a complete understanding of the subject matter.

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Usage examples for Fragmentary

My recollections of Dualla are very, faint; such fragmentary, ones as survive are almost solely connected with its kennels and stables.
"Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer"
W. C. Scully
The fragmentary nature of their relationship was but too apparent.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf
Our knowledge of Naevius is thus, of necessity, very limited and fragmentary.
"The Roman Poets of the Republic"
W. Y. Sellar

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