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Noun
The action or process of detaching or separating from a structure or body
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“Strong gusts of wind can cause detachment of tree branches and roofing.”
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The action or process of disconnecting or dismembering from a structure or body
“The tool is primarily used for distributing the pressure or load so the loosening and detachment of joints can be avoided.”
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The state of being objective or impartial
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“But attitudes of detachment and objectivity are as necessary to the work of the pathology laboratory as sympathy and compassion are to the conduct of a funeral service.”
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The condition of being dispassionate or having no emotion
“Marie was a model of detachment. Without emotion, she kept careful records of the data relating to each patient.”
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The condition of lacking in care or concern
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“There is an unsympathetic detachment to his description, which is realized in his narration of the passengers' struggle.”
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A dreamy state, detached from reality
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“He had the curious transparency that comes to the very old a little while before death, the air of slight detachment and dreaminess.”
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A lack of social unity, cohesion or agreement
“Consequently, the appearance of this detachment within the ranks of the demonstrators was one of the main news items in the media.”
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An act of leaving or parting (from a place)
“The detachment from his homeland appeared to fuel his inner creativity.”
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A group of troops, aircraft, or ships sent away on a separate mission
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“The detachment accomplished its objective with no casualties, returning on May 26, 1883.”
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The process or fact of isolating or being isolated or separated
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The state of being cold-hearted or uncaring
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The state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress
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Discreteness
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Derealization
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A major section of an organization, with responsibility for a particular area of activity
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A person carrying information to another
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A hostile mob of vigilantes
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