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adjective as in detached


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Engage when he’s kind, disengage completely when he uses or defends cruelty.

Wilkie has faced criticism for appearing disengaged from the VA’s critical programs.

Now they can help disengage the sympathetic nervous system, commonly known as fight-or-flight mode, and bring the body into a parasympathetic state, or rest-and-digest mode, Almeyda explains.

“U.S. forces have already disengaged…they should go home,” Zai says.

Anyway Y has deliberately disengaged from the one source that might tell him differently.

Barack Obama is also far more aloof and disengaged than George W. Bush.

There can be no doubt that the divided, paranoid, disengaged Arab Americans Hussein Ibish describes do exist.

He sighed, had bad posture at the podium, and seemed generally disengaged.

He rode easily, with a loose rein, and he waved his disengaged hand the instant he caught sight of the white faces.

Some time since, by way of trying the power of the engine, we disengaged the balance-bob.

Aristide disengaged himself, waved his hand airily towards Perigueux, and smiled blandly.

She took his offered arm with her disengaged hand, as an additional support; and her white face turned a shade whiter.

The man roared furiously, and gave a convulsive heave that almost upset myself and the big chair, and disengaged the key!

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disengaged, such as: disjoined, free, separated, unattached, and unengaged.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.