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Synonyms for detached
dɪˈtætʃt

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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"

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    fixed, loving, concerned, attached, joint, connected

  4. detachedadjective

    used of buildings; standing apart from others

    "detached houses"; "a detached garage"

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

    Antonyms:
    attached, concerned, joint, fixed, connected, loving

  5. detached, unaffectionate, uncaringadjective

    lacking affection or warm feeling

    "an uncaring person"

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    concerned, joint, connected, loving, attached, fixed

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How to use detached in a sentence?

  1. Savannah Guthrie:

    Remember when my retina was detached because Charley threw the train at my eye ? well, guys it's not over. So apparently after you have that retina reattachment surgery, it's very common to get cataracts, so that happened to me. So I'm actually going to leave in 20 minutes and have cataract surgery.

  2. Robert Macleod:

    The creator is both detached and committed, free and yet ensnared, concerned but not too much so. If motivation is too strong the person is blinded if the objective situation is too tightly structured, the person sees none of its alternative possibilities.

  3. Livia Firth:

    Today the consumer is completely detached from the clothes he or she wears and from who makes them, it happens far away so we don't see it... Out of sight, out of mind.

  4. Bob Woodward:

    I've never seen an instance when the President is so detached from the reality of what's going on, this has not been treated seriously enough. Some of the things President Donald Trump did and does jeopardize the real national security.

  5. Pete Hegseth:

    While this shameful act may be an isolated incident, what’s not isolated are the almost daily reports that feed the perception that VA leadership are detached from the urgent challenges facing returning veterans, but it’s even more troubling that Ms. Paul’s shockingly poor judgment did not merit immediate firing. She should have been fired the minute such poor judgment was discovered and failing to do so only reinforces VA's track record of failing to hold its employees accountable.

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