disassociation

[ dis-uh-soh-shee-eyt, -see- ]SEE DEFINITION OF disassociation
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Suppose that we have made it impossible by disassociation from them to feed their greed.

But this union and disassociation is just what occurs as the foundation of respiration.

With the work done he became conscious of a feeling of disassociation from the surroundings in which he had so long been at home.

Perhaps the psychologists of the book will find fault with my way of using the phrase, "disassociation of personality."

Sidis defines Hypnosis as the disassociation of the superior and inferior nerve centers.

The same inertia is opposed to the work of disassociation seen operating slowly on certain truths.

Its disassociation is, therefore, very little advanced as regards the nation as a whole.

Unlike Antæus, I seemed to gain strength and poise by disassociation with the earth.

Many get a feeling of "detachment;" others a feeling of "disassociation," as though their entire being was only thought.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from dis- + associate (v.). Related: Disassociated; disassociating; disassociation.

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