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We meet parents who have suffered unspeakable tragedy and dislocation, and now grapple with grueling night work, and low or no pay.

You’re not going to see that kind of dislocation — that’s not in the plans.

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While on the media side, the same kind of dislocation occurred, with media companies looking to fill ad inventory.

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After multiple dislocations in the winter of 2018, I needed surgery on both shoulders, so my ski season ended early.

As we think of coming out of this pandemic, which we know is causing a lot of dislocation, we will turn to community colleges for training programs and other short-term certificates in order to help those workers adapt to the changing labor market.

One feels the same sense of dislocation reading Zweig, his world is indeed a “world of yesterday”.

Surviving the cultural and social dislocation is possible as she uses her past as a source of emotional strength.

During the height of the crisis, Westergaard described the disorientation and dislocation of living under guard.

But a sudden removal of resources without a long-term plan in place will lead to serious social dislocation.

He foresaw violence, bloodshed, public anarchy, economic dislocation, and defeat for him and the Democrats in the coming election.

But while the tenth man still labors, the machine, though creaking with its dislocation, can still go on.

Even a minor dislocation breaks down a certain part of the machinery of society.

Sunshine blazed from Leonti's eyes, he smiled so broadly that even the hair on his brow stirred with the dislocation caused.

There is in the base h somewhat less chance of accidental dislocation, and somewhat greater solidity and weight.

For here all seems fallen asunder, in wide-yawning dislocation.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dislocation, such as: confusion, disarray, disconnection, disorder, disruption, and disturbance.

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