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Dictionary Definition

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

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. past of scatter


  1. randomly distributed.
  2. (Of the sky) three eighths to four eighths obscured by clouds.
  3. (Of clouds) covering three eighths to four eighths of the sky.


Randomly distributed
Of sky, three eighths to four eighths obscured by clouds
Of clouds covering three eighths to four eighths of sky

Extensive Definition

Scattered is a famous rave party based in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1998 as a small 150 person event, it has grown over time to large-scale rave which regularly hosts some of the worlds leading happy hardcore, gabber and hard trance DJ's.

Event History

  • Scattered - 18 April, 1998 - Lazerzone, Penrith
  • Scattered 2 - 19 September, 1998 - Terry Lamb Sports Hall, Chester Hill
  • Scattered 3 - 30 October, 1998 - Glebe Town Hall, Glebe
  • Mysteryland - 12 December, 1998 - Oxford Koala Function Centre, Darlinghurst
  • Scattered 4 - 13 February, 1999 - Engadine Theatre of Performing Arts, Engadine
  • Scattered 5 - 20 November, 1999 - 61 Regent Street, City
  • Funcore - 13 May, 2000 - Sea Scouts Hall, Rhodes
  • Awakening - 28 July, 2000 - Old Pitt Street Cinema, City
  • Scattered 6 - 16 of September, 2000 - Newtown Theatre, Newtown
  • Scattered 7 - 21 April, 2001 - Pitt Street Cinema, City
  • Scattered 8 - 31 May, 2003 - Penrith Skatel, Penrith
  • Funcore 2 - 19 July, 2003 - Masonic Hall, Blacktown
  • Funcore 3 - 1 November, 2003 - Kellet Street, Kings Cross
  • Helter Skelter - 7 February, 2004 - Royal Agricultural Showgrounds, Homebush Bay
  • Helter Skelter 2 - 24 July, 2004 - Macquarie University
  • Scattered 9 - 19 March, 2005 - Penrith Skatel, Penrith
  • Scattered 10 - 23 July, 2005 - Old Pitt Street Cinema, City
  • Helter Skelter 3 - 18 March, 2006 - Macquarie University
  • Funcore 4 - 17 June, 2006 - Frenchs Forest Scout Hall
  • Helter Skelter 4 - 22 July, 2006 - Macquarie University
  • Scattered XI - November 17, 2007 - Whitlam Leasure Centre, Liverpool

Previous International Performers

flagicon Germany Scooter
flagicon Germany DJ Dean
flagicon Germany Dune
flagicon Netherlands DJ Promo
flagicon England Hixxy
flagicon England Luna-C
flagicon England Kevin Energy
flagicon Germany DJ Cyrus

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

alienated, all up with, anarchic, arsy-varsy, ass-backwards, balled up, beat, beaten, bested, bollixed up, broadcast, chaotic, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, confounded, confused, defeated, deflected, deflective, detached, diffracted, diffractive, diffuse, diffused, disarticulated, discomfited, disconnected, discrete, disengaged, disjoined, disjoint, disjointed, disjunct, dislocated, dispersed, dispread, disseminated, dissipated, distorted, distributed, disunited, divided, divorced, done for, done in, down, estranged, exiguous, fallen, fixed, flectional, flexed, floored, fouled up, galley-west, helter-skelter, higgledy-piggledy, hors de combat, hugger-mugger, in a mess, inflective, infrequent, isolated, jumbled, lambasted, lathered, licked, meager, miserly, mixed up, mucked up, muddled, niggardly, on the skids, outdone, overborne, overcome, overmastered, overmatched, overpowered, overridden, overthrown, overturned, overwhelmed, panicked, piddling, poor, put to rout, rare, refracted, refractile, refractive, refrangible, removed, routed, ruined, scant, scanty, scarce, screwed up, scrimping, scrimpy, segregated, seldom met with, seldom seen, separated, sequestered, settled, shut off, silenced, skew, skewed, skimble-skamble, skimping, skimpy, skinned, skinned alive, slim, snafu, sparse, sporadic, spotty, spread, sprinkled, stampeded, stingy, straggling, straggly, strewn, strown, thin, tight, topsy-turvy, trimmed, trounced, undone, upset, upside-down, whelmed, whipped, widespread, worsted
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