disconnect etymology

English word disconnect comes from English despiteous, English connect

Detailed word origin of disconnect

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
despiteous English (eng) Dispiteous.. Full of contempt or ill will; opprobrious; insulting.
connect English (eng) (intransitive, of an object) To join (to another object): to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to another object.. (intransitive, of two objects) To join: to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to each other.. (transitive, of a person) To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to take one object and attach it [...]
disconnect English (eng) (intransitive) Of a person, to become detached or withdrawn.. (transitive) To remove the connection between an appliance and an electrical power source.. (transitive) To sever or interrupt a connection. (Scientology) The deliberate severing of ties with family, friends, etc. considered antagonistic towards Scientology.. A break or interruption in an existing connection, continuum, or [...]