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detached

[ dih-tacht ]SEE DEFINITION OF detached
  • adj.disconnected
  • adj.aloof, disinterested; neutral

Synonyms for detached

  • isolated
  • removed
  • severed
  • disjoined
  • divided
  • emancipated
  • free
  • isolate
  • loose
  • loosened
  • separate
  • alone
  • apart
  • discrete
  • unaccompanied
  • unconnected
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Antonyms for detached

  • attached
  • biased
  • combined
  • compassionate
  • connected
  • coupled
  • engaged
  • interested
  • linked
  • merged
  • sympathetic
  • united
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DETACHED

Supposing him ready to separate from her, could she be detached from him?

The sixth man was Scottie, who had long since been detached from the party.

It is present in all his works, in stray letters and detached passages.

In fact, Claudio's temper here is as detached and impartial as Benedick's.

He said these words slowly, without emphasis, in almost a detached manner.

Marny spoke in crisp, detached sentences between the pats of his brush.

Skirmishers were detached from Grierson's command and drove off the Southern riflemen.

But they were detached fires, and they did not fuse into a general mass at any time.

She ran her knife around her sketch, detached it, and tore it across and across.

Do not fancy you can be a detached wit and avoid being a buffoon; you cannot.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, from French détacher "to detach, untie," from Old French destachier, from des- "apart" + attachier "attach" (see attach). Related: Detached; detaching.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DETACHED

alone

adjectiveseparate; apart
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