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noun as in detachment, separation

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The result is a powerful combination of dissociation, immersion, and openness to new experiences, which culminates in what was once called a “trance,” but which modern hypnotherapists simply refer to as a “hypnotic state.”

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Similarly, increase the electron-proton mass ratio and the dissociation energy—the energy involved in breaking and making molecular bonds—goes up.

Default mode network dissociation in depressive and anxiety states.

The group encompasses Byrne's art-rock solitariness and the dissociation effects in the spare—somewhat Godardian—staging.

That fear—and its attendant dissociation—is what speaks loudest in the haunting photographs of the Provoke Era.

There seems to be very little known about dissociation, and somewhat vague theories have been advanced to explain the phenomenon.

In certain conditions they are capable of dissociation, and they last for a longer or a shorter time.

Psychologists will explain his experience by the word “dissociation.”

Within ten minutes their dissociation was final and absolute.

The theory of dissociation has, as far as I know, no opponents.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dissociation, such as: break, disconnection, disengagement, disjunction, disunion, and division.

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