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  • noundisconnection
  • nounaloofness
  • nounmilitary troop

synonyms for detachment

  • disengagement
  • dissolution
  • disunion
  • division
  • divorce
  • divorcement
  • partition
  • rupture
  • separation
  • split-up
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antonyms for detachment

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  • agreement
  • connection
  • juncture
  • unification
  • unity
  • attachment
  • bias
  • combination
  • compassion
  • interest
  • kindness
  • linkage
  • merger
  • sympathy
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How to use detachment in a sentence

There’s little research on the best ways to use digital media during a pandemic and unprecedented levels of social detachment, but in my experience with coaching individuals virtually, the more present you can be for the conversation, the better.
7 WELLNESS STRATEGIES TO BUILD RESILIENCEBRAD STULBERGJANUARY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
There is a peace about Aaron Rodgers now, a feeling different from his normal vibe of cool detachment.
AARON RODGERS, ENTERING A SHOWDOWN WITH TOM BRADY, HAS GONE FROM CHIPPY TO CHILLJERRY BREWERJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You need psychological detachment from the source of the stress.
STRESSED OUT? VIDEO GAMES CAN HELP—IF YOU FOLLOW THESE TIPS.STAN HORAZEKJANUARY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
My complete acknowledgment of the loss almost 20 years later helps me understand my detachment from society and people at times.
HOW TO FIND FREEDOM FROM GRIEFJASMINE GRANTJANUARY 7, 2021ESSENCE.COM
At first, Glenda found Varahn to be reserved, but she soon realized that what she had mistaken for detachment was simply Varahn’s way of taking in her new surroundings.
“WE DON’T EVEN KNOW WHO IS DEAD OR ALIVE”: TRAPPED INSIDE AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY DURING THE PANDEMICBY AVA KOFMANNOVEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
Great Big Story employees largely enjoyed the detachment and developed their own company culture.
‘TWO VERY, VERY DIFFERENT COMPANIES’: WHY CNN’S GREAT BIG STORY FAILED TO SURVIVETIM PETERSONNOVEMBER 2, 2020DIGIDAY
“A nice sort of detachment from my regular world,” she says.
FOOTBALL IS BACK IN HAPPY VALLEY. THE CORONAVIRUS NEVER LEFT.KENT BABBOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Bidding a young bank manager take charge of the detachment, Frank led the newcomer rapidly to headquarters.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
In each case the tiny detachment discovered blackened walls and unburied corpses.
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A double detachment of soldiers was already there, with orders to support him in case of resistance.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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WORDS RELATED TO DETACHMENT

  • absorption
  • aloofness
  • brooding
  • cogitation
  • consideration
  • contemplation
  • daydreaming
  • detachment
  • engrossment
  • entrancement
  • musing
  • pensiveness
  • pondering
  • preoccupation
  • reflecting
  • reflection
  • remoteness
  • reverie
  • ruminating
  • thinking
  • trance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.