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Synonyms for detachment
dɪˈtætʃ məntde·tach·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. withdrawal, detachmentnoun

    avoiding emotional involvement

    separation, insularity, drug withdrawal, onanism, insulation, backdown, climb-down, insularism, coitus interruptus, disengagement, withdrawal method, withdrawal, pulling out, secession, breakup

  2. detachment, disengagementnoun

    the act of releasing from an attachment or connection

    separation, fallback, pullout, insulation, insularism, disengagement, withdrawal, insularity, breakup

  3. insulation, insularity, insularism, detachmentnoun

    the state of being isolated or detached

    "the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel"

    separation, insulation, insulating material, disengagement, insularism, insulant, withdrawal, insularity, breakup

  4. detachmentnoun

    a small unit of troops of special composition

    breakup, insularism, disengagement, insulation, insularity, withdrawal, separation

  5. separation, breakup, detachmentnoun

    coming apart

    legal separation, insulation, separation, dissolution, disengagement, insularism, breakup, withdrawal, insularity, interval

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. detachmentnoun

    disconnection, separation, disunion, isolation, segregation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "detachment":

    secondment, posting, détachement, detachments, seconded, outposting, det

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  1. Kane Ray:

    In the A320 family, accidents and incidents range from fan-cowl detachment, landing gear collapse, bird strikes right through to hull-losses through pilot error, most aircraft have teething problems and in most cases these are eradicated. Very rarely, these issues cause disasters -- largely because of a culmination of factors that lead to the event.

  2. James Cason:

    We had a cipher code clerk go to a bar and be approached by a good looking person, when the wife of the (head of Marine detachment) went on vacation, two blondes knocked on the door and asked if he wanted company.

  3. Mohsin Mirza:

    So there's a certain detachment.

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Perhaps detachment cannot be achieved by anyone. Even Gautama Buddha was addicted to meditation.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Opposites of vices Lust is the antonym of impotence. Envy is the antonym of happiness. Anger is the antonym of indifference. Pride is the antonym of detachment. Greed is the antonym of holiness. Gluttony is the antonym of anorexia. Despondency is the antonym of rethinking. Laziness is the antonym of the thirst to survive. Ego is the antonym of empathy. Fear is the opposite of laughter. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

Translations for detachment

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  • откъсване, чета, отделяне, безпристрастност, отряд, отчужденостBulgarian
  • taĉmentoEsperanto
  • puolueettomuus, välinpitämättömyys, erillisosasto, irrallisuusFinnish
  • leválásHungarian
  • detasemenIndonesian
  • distaccamento, imparzialità, distacco, oggettivitàItalian
  • detachement, losraking, scheiding, afstandelijkheid, onpartijdigheid, detachering, gereserveerdheidDutch
  • detașament, indiferență, despărțire, obiectivitate, detașare, separare, desprindere, imparțialitateRomanian
  • отделе́ние, отрядRussian
  • роз'єднання, відірваність, безсторонність, відокремлення, відчуження, відділення, відчуженість, безстрасність, загінUkrainian
  • 支队Chinese

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