Synonyms for detached

Synonyms for (adjective) detached

Synonyms: detached

Definition: used of buildings; standing apart from others

Usage: detached houses; a detached garage

Similar words: separate, freestanding

Definition: standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything

Usage: a freestanding bell tower; a house with a separate garage


Similar words: semidetached

Definition: attached on one side only

Usage: a semidetached house


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: unconcerned

Definition: lacking in interest or care or feeling

Usage: the average American...is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal and economic and governmental actions...beyond the normal citizen's comprehension and control; blithely unconcerned about his friend's plight


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: unconnected

Definition: not joined or linked together


Synonyms: detached, free

Definition: not fixed in position

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

Similar words: unfixed

Definition: not firmly placed or set or fastened


Synonyms: detached, unaffectionate, uncaring

Definition: lacking affection or warm feeling

Usage: an uncaring person

Similar words: unloving

Definition: not giving or reciprocating affection


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: separate

Definition: independent; not united or joint

Usage: a problem consisting of two separate issues; they went their separate ways; formed a separate church