- [adjective] occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space; "scattered showers"; "scattered villages"
- [adjective] not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "scattered fire"; "a stray bullet grazed his thigh"
Synonyms: isolated, stray
- [adjective] 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"
- [adjective] lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
Synonyms: confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, unconnected