out of joint


out of joint
Synonyms and related words:
amiss, askew, awry, broken, cockeyed, convulsed, deranged, disarranged, discomfited, discomposed, disconcerted, disjointed, dislocated, disordered, disorderly, disorganized, displaced, disturbed, haywire, ill-adapted, ill-assorted, ill-chosen, ill-fitted, ill-matched, ill-sorted, ill-suited, ill-timed, improper, in disorder, in disrepair, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, inept, infelicitous, inoperative, irrelevant, mal a propos, maladjusted, malapropos, misjoined, mismatched, mismated, misplaced, on the blink, on the fritz, out, out of character, out of commission, out of condition, out of gear, out of keeping, out of kelter, out of kilter, out of line, out of order, out of place, out of proportion, out of repair, out of season, out of time, out of tune, out of whack, perturbed, roily, shuffled, turbid, turbulent, unadapted, unapt, unbecoming, unbefitting, unfit, unfitted, unfitting, unhinged, unjointed, unqualified, unseasonable, unseemly, unsettled, unsuitable, unsuited, untimely, upset

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Out of joint — Joint Joint (joint), n. [F. joint, fr. joindre, p. p. joint. See {Join}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The place or part where two things or parts are joined or united; the union of two or more smooth or even surfaces admitting of a close fitting or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Out of joint — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of joint — ► out of joint 1) (of a joint of the body) dislocated. 2) in a state of disorder. Main Entry: ↑joint …   English terms dictionary

  • out of joint — index disproportionate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • out of joint — phrasal 1. a. of a bone : having the head slipped from its socket b. : being out of adjustment or harmony : being at odds : unsuitable, inconsistent production costs are now entirely out of joint with retail prices Jack Morpurgo …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of joint — 1) if a system is out of joint, it is not working correctly The new regulations threw the whole system out of joint. 2) if a bone in your body is out of joint, it is not in its correct position See: nose I …   English dictionary

  • out of joint — adjective a) dislocated I fell over and put my shoulder out of joint b) inauspicious The time is out of joint …   Wiktionary

  • out of joint — phrasal 1. a. of a bone having the head slipped from its socket b. at variance 2. a. disordered 2a b. being out of humor ; dissatisfied < losing put him out of joint > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • out of joint — See nose is out of joint …   English idioms

  • out of joint — (of a joint of the body) dislocated. ↘in a state of disorder. → joint …   English new terms dictionary