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  1. degage, detached, uninvolvedadjective

    showing lack of emotional involvement

    "adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman; "she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive"; "an uninvolved bystander"

    unaffectionate, set-apart, separated, free, uncaring, uninvolved, isolated, degage

    loving, attached, concerned, connected, joint, fixed

  2. detached, isolated, separated, set-apartadjective

    being or feeling set or kept apart from others

    "she felt detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-apart feeling"

    degage, uninvolved, separated, apart(p), uncaring, stranded, stray, marooned, set-apart, free, dislocated, quarantined, spaced, disjointed, obscure, disjunct, isolated, unaffectionate

    joint, concerned, connected, loving, fixed, attached

  3. detached, separatedadjective

    no longer connected or joined

    "a detached part"; "on one side of the island was a hugh rock, almost detached"; "the separated spacecraft will return to their home bases"

    set-apart, spaced, separated, unaffectionate, free, disjointed, uncaring, uninvolved, isolated, degage, dislocated

    fixed, loving, concerned, attached, joint, connected

  4. detachedadjective

    used of buildings; standing apart from others

    "detached houses"; "a detached garage"

    set-apart, separated, unaffectionate, free, uncaring, uninvolved, isolated, degage

    attached, concerned, joint, fixed, connected, loving

  5. detached, unaffectionate, uncaringadjective

    lacking affection or warm feeling

    "an uncaring person"

    set-apart, unthinking, separated, unaffectionate, free, thoughtless, uncaring, uninvolved, isolated, degage

    connected, attached, fixed, joint, concerned, loving

  6. detached, freeadjective

    not fixed in position

    "the detached shutter fell on him"; "he pulled his arm free and ran"

    degage, uninvolved, separated, isolated, uncaring, gratis(p), costless, set-apart, free, devoid, destitute, loose, gratuitous, liberal, spare, innocent, complimentary, barren, unaffectionate

    concerned, joint, connected, loving, attached, fixed

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  1. Pier Carlo Padoan:

    I was neither called nor pushed by politics into UniCredit and I continue to be detached from political pressure.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    The president said that the South Americans are securing their nuclear materials…. I’d been up late nights unable to sleep thinking about the South American nuclear issue, the president is operating in a world that is detached from ours.

  3. Mao Zedong:

    There is in fact no such thing as art for art's sake, art that stands above classes, art that is detached from or independent of politics. Proletarian literature and art are part of the whole proletarian revolutionary cause.

  4. James Shanahan:

    It felt much more businesslike and detached, and lost some of the wisdom that made it so entertaining.

  5. Bryant Gumbel:

    I once read that the only way to enjoy life is to observe everything with a sense of detached amusement. I don't always do that, but it serves you well to keep it in mind.

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