scattered: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (skat'urd), [key]
? adj.
  1. distributed or occurring at widely spaced and usually irregular intervals: scattered villages; scattered showers.
  2. dispersed; disorganized: scattered forces.
  3. distracted or disorganized: scattered thoughts.
  4. (of clouds) covering up to one-half of the sky. Cf.(def. 5).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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