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detachment Explained

detachment at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dı'tætʃmənt]

detachment at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n
1 [U] the state of not reacting to or being involved in something in an emotional way: → involvement// detachment from// --He felt a sense of detachment from what was happening around him.//
2 [C] a group of soldiers who are sent away from a larger group to do a special job:
3 [singular, U] formal when something becomes separated from something else: detachment of// --detachment of the retina//

detachment at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

348 Moby Thesaurus words for "detachment":
Jim Crow, KP, Olympian detachment, abstraction, abulia, accidia,
acedia, adjunct, age group, alienation, aloneness, aloofness,
anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apartheid, apartness,
apathy, army, army group, ataraxia, ataraxy, backwardness, band,
bashfulness, battalion, battery, battle group, benumbedness, bevy,
blah, blahs, blankness, body, boredom, breakup, brigade, bunch,
cabal, cadre, carelessness, cast, casualness, catatonic stupor,
celibacy, chill, chilliness, clearance, clique, cohort, coldness,
column, comatoseness, combat command, combat team, company,
complement, component, compulsion, constraint, contingent,
coolness, corps, coterie, covey, crew, cross section, crowd,
deactivation, dejection, demobilization, deportation, depression,
detaching, detail, diaspora, disarticulation, disassociation,
disbandment, discard, disconnectedness, disconnection,
discontinuity, discreetness, discretion, disengagement,
disintegration, disinterest, disinterestedness, disjointing,
disjunction, dislocation, dismissal, disorganization, dispassion,
dispassionateness, dispersal, dispersion, disposal, disposition,
disregard, disregardfulness, dissolution, distance, disunion,
division, divorce, divorcement, dole, dullness, easygoingness,
ejection, elation, elimination, emotionalism, equitability,
eradication, euphoria, evenhandedness, exile, expatriation,
expressionlessness, expulsion, faction, fairness, field army,
field train, file, fleet, flying column, folie du doute, fraction,
frigidity, frostiness, gang, garrison, group, grouping, groupment,
guardedness, heartlessness, hebetude, heedlessness, hopelessness,
hypochondria, hysteria, hysterics, iciness, impartiality,
impassiveness, impassivity, impersonality, in-group,
inaccessibility, inappetence, inattention, incoherence,
incuriosity, incuriousness, indifference, indifferentism,
indifferentness, indiscrimination, inexcitability, insensibility,
insouciance, installment, intellectual inertia, introversion,
isolation, isolationism, item, junta, justness, keeping apart,
kitchen police, lack of affect, lack of appetite, lack of interest,
lackadaisicalness, languidness, legion, lethargicalness, lethargy,
liquidation, listlessness, loftiness, loneliness, loneness,
lonesomeness, luxation, mania, maniple, melancholia,
mental distress, mindlessness, mob, modesty, movement,
moving apart, negligence, neutrality, nonchalance, numbness,
objectivity, obsession, offishness, organization, ostracism,
out-group, outfit, outlawing, outlawry, pack, parcel, part,
particular, parting, partition, party, passiveness, passivity,
pathological indecisiveness, peer group, percentage, phalanx,
phlegm, phlegmaticalness, phlegmaticness, platoon, plucklessness,
pococurantism, portion, posse, preoccupation, privacy, privatism,
privatization, psychalgia, psychomotor disturbance, purge,
quadrant, quarantine, quarter, quota, random sample, rank, recess,
recklessness, reclusion, regardlessness, regiment, release,
remainder, remoteness, removal, repression, reserve, reservedness,
resignation, resignedness, restraint, reticence, reticency,
retirement, retreat, riddance, rupture, rustication, salon, sample,
sampling, seclusion, secrecy, section, sector, segment,
segmentation, selflessness, separateness, separating, separation,
separatism, sequestration, set, severance, share,
single blessedness, sloth, sluggishness, solitariness, solitude,
sopor, soporifousness, spiritlessness, splendid isolation,
split-up, spunklessness, squad, squadron, stable, standoffishness,
stolidity, string, stupefaction, stupor, subdivision, subduedness,
subgroup, subspecies, subtraction, supineness, suppression,
suspension, tactical unit, task force, team, tic, torpidity,
torpidness, torpor, train, tribe, troop, troupe, twitching,
unaffability, unanxiousness, unapproachability, unbias,
unbiasedness, unconcern, uncongeniality, undemonstrativeness,
unexpansiveness, uninquisitiveness, uninterestedness, unit,
unmindfulness, unopinionatedness, unprejudicedness,
unresponsiveness, unselfishness, unsolicitousness, wing,
withdrawal, withdrawnness, zoning

detachment at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Disjunction): disjunction, disconnection, disunity, disunion, disassociation, disengagement, discontinuity, abstraction, isolation, separateness, disjecta membra , dispersion, apportionment, separation, parting, detachment, segregation, divorce, caesura, break, fracture, division, subdivision, rupture, dismemberment, dislocation, severance, scission, rescission, laceration, disruption, section, resection, cleavage, fission, fissure, breach, rent, split, rift, crack, slit, incision, dissection, decomposition.

detachment at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 [U] the state of not being involved in sth in an emotional or personal way:
He answered with an air of detachment. * She felt a sense of detachment from what was going on.
2 [U] (approving) the state of not being influenced by other people or by your own feelings:
In judging these issues a degree of critical detachment is required.
3 [C] a group of soldiers, ships, etc. sent away from a larger group, especially to do special duties:
a detachment of artillery
4 [U] the act of detaching sth; the process of being detached from sth:
to suffer detachment of the retina

Detachment at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Detachment \De*tach"ment\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]tachement.]
1. The act of detaching or separating, or the state of being
detached.

2. That which is detached; especially, a body of troops or
part of a fleet sent from the main body on special
service.

Troops . . . widely scattered in little detachments.
--Bancroft.

3. Abstraction from worldly objects; renunciation.

A trial which would have demanded of him a most
heroic faith and the detachment of a saint. --J. H.
Newman.

detachment at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

detachment
n 1: avoiding emotional involvement [syn: {withdrawal}]
2: the act of releasing from an attachment or connection [syn:
{disengagement}]
3: the state of being isolated or detached; "the insulation of
England was preserved by the English Channel" [syn: {insulation},
{insularity}, {insularism}]
4: a small unit of troops of special composition
5: coming apart [syn: {separation}, {breakup}]

detachment at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedia » dab=detachment (disambiguation)

English

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fr détachement

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » En-us-detachment.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun

Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-noun » s|-
  • Inter: uncountabl » e The action of detaching; separation.
    1. Inter: uncountabl » e The state of being detached or disconnected; insulation.
    2. Inter: uncountabl » e Indifference to the concerns of others; aloofness.
    3. Inter: uncountabl » e Absence of bias; impartiality; objectivity.
    4. Inter: uncountable » military The separation of a military unit from the main body for particular purpose or a special mission.
    5. Inter: countable » military The unit so dispatched.
    6. Inter: countable » military A permanent unit organized for special duties.
    7. Inter: countabl » e Any smaller portion of a main body separately employed.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » separation

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|отделяне, Inter: t+ » bg|откъсване
  • Dutch: scheiding, losraking
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|irrallisuus
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|distacco

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|separare|f, Inter: t- » ro|despărțire|f, Inter: t- » ro|desprindere|f
    • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|відділення|tr=viddilenia|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » uk|відокремлення|tr=vidokremlenia|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » uk|відірваність|tr=veedeervahnist'|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » uk|відчуження|tr=vidchuzhenia|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » uk|роз'єднання|tr=rozyednania|sc=Cyrl


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » indifference
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|отчужденост
    • Dutch: afstandelijkheid, gereserveerdheid
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|välinpitämättömyys


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|detașare|f, Inter: t+ » ro|indiferență|f
  • Ukrainian: Inter: t+ » uk|відчуженість|tr=vidchuzhenist'|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » uk|відчуження|tr=vidchuzhenia|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » uk|безстрасність|tr=bezstrasneest'|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » impartiallity
    • Bulgarian: безпристрастност
    • Dutch: onpartijdigheid


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|puolueettomuus
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|imparțialitate|f, Inter: t- » ro|obiectivitate|f
  • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|відділення|tr=viddilenia|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » uk|безсторонність|tr=bezstoroneest'|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » uk|безстрасність|tr=bezstrasneest'|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » military unit
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|отряд, Inter: t+ » bg|чета
    • Dutch: detachering, detachement
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|taĉmento
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|erillisosasto


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Indonesian: Inter: t+ » id|detasemen
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|detașament|n
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|отряд|tr=otrjád|sc=Cyrl
  • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|загін|tr=zaheen|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » uk|відділення|tr=viddilenia|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ar » detachment
    Translation: cs » detachment
    Translation: de » detachment
    Translation: et » detachment
    Translation: fr » detachment
    Translation: ko » detachment
    Translation: io » detachment
    Translation: it » detachment
    Translation: kn » detachment
    Translation: hu » detachment
    Translation: mg » detachment
    Translation: ml » detachment
    Translation: my » detachment
    Translation: pl » detachment
    Translation: ro » detachment
    Translation: sv » detachment
    Translation: ta » detachment
    Translation: te » detachment
    Translation: uk » detachment
    Translation: vi » detachment
    Translation: zh » detachment