Definitions for detached

Definitions for (adj) detached

Main entry: detached

Definition: used of buildings; standing apart from others

Usage: detached houses; a detached garage

Main entry: degage, detached, uninvolved

Definition: showing lack of emotional involvement

Usage: 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

Main entry: detached, separated

Definition: no longer connected or joined

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

Main entry: detached, free

Definition: not fixed in position

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

Main entry: detached, unaffectionate, uncaring

Definition: lacking affection or warm feeling

Usage: an uncaring person

Main entry: separated, set-apart, isolated, detached

Definition: being or feeling set or kept apart from others

Usage: 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

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