Dislocated
Dislocate Dis"lo*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dislocated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dislocating}.] [LL. dislocatus, p. p. of dislocare; dis- + locare to place, fr. locus place. See {Locus}.] To displace; to put out of its proper place. Especially, of a bone: To remove from its normal connections with a neighboring bone; to put out of joint; to move from its socket; to disjoint; as, to dislocate your bones. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

After some time the strata on all sides of the globe were dislocated. --Woodward. [1913 Webster]

And thus the archbishop's see, dislocated or out of joint for a time, was by the hands of his holiness set right again. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]


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  • dislocated — adj. separated at the joint; used especially of limbs; as, a dislocated knee. Syn: disjointed, separated. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • dislocated — adjective separated at the joint a dislocated knee a separated shoulder • Syn: ↑disjointed, ↑separated • Similar to: ↑injured …   Useful english dictionary

  • dislocated — Synonyms and related words: alienated, amiss, askew, awry, cockeyed, convulsed, deranged, detached, disarranged, disarticulated, discomfited, discomposed, disconcerted, disconnected, disengaged, disjoined, disjoint, disjointed, disjunct,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dislocated — dis·lo·cate || dɪsləʊkeɪt v. pull a joint out of its socket; remove, disrupt …   English contemporary dictionary

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