Meaning of SCATTERED in English

SCATTERED

— scatteredly , adv. — scatteredness , n.

/skat"euhrd/ , 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. Meteorol. (of clouds) covering up to one-half of the sky. Cf. broken (def. 5).

[ SCATTER + -ED 2 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .