spasmodic, stop-start, catchy, unsteady, spotty, on-again, off-again, occasional, choppy, fitful, aperiodic, bursty, disjunct, noncontinuous, casual, irregular, uneven, by/in fits and starts, intermittent, disrupted, erratic, episodic, on-off, spastic
incoherent (part of speech: adjective)
divergent, disjointed, noncontiguous, non-cohesive, loose, detached, incoherent, broken, dispersed, fuzzy, sporadic, lax, inconsistent, disarticulated, unconsolidated, nonadhesive, nonuniform, disconnected
loose (part of speech: adjective)
incomplete (part of speech: adjective)
insufficient, undone, embryonic, partial, missing, unachieved, incomplete, fractional, unaccomplished, curtailed, segmental, patchy, sectional, deficient, unsatisfactory, unfinished, short, unfulfilled, scanty, immature, fragmentary, unattained, lacking
- And this Higher, if it enters into the whole of life, so far from revealing itself as a continuation of what had already happened, reveals itself as something which is discontinuous with the ordinary life, and superior even to the highest attainments of the intellectual life. - "An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy", W. Tudor Jones.
- The mineral matter may be continuous or discontinuous. - "The Economic Aspect of Geology", C. K. Leith.
- The two living species show discontinuous distribution, and are almost confined to Europe. - "The History of the European Fauna", R. F. Scharff.