|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
1) disconnected; jumping from one thing to another; 2) random
A desultory approach to learning may be well served by the Internet, where one can leap from one topic to another with the click of a mouse.
Related English word: desultoriness
Latin root words: desultor, desultoris, m. - a jumper; a circus rider who jumps from horse to horse; desilio, desilire, desilui, desultus - to jumpdown; to dismount