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    detached - Dictionary definition and meaning for word detached

    (adj) showing lack of emotional involvement
    Synonyms : degage , uninvolved
    Example Sentence
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander
    (adj) being or feeling set or kept apart from others
    Synonyms : isolated , separated , set-apart
    Example Sentence
    • she felt detached from the group
    • could not remain the isolated figure he had been
    • thought of herself as alone and separated from the others
    • had a set-apart feeling
    (adj) no longer connected or joined
    Synonyms : separated
    Example Sentence
    • a detached part
    • on one side of the island was a hugh rock, almost detached
    • the separated spacecraft will return to their home bases
    (adj) used of buildings; standing apart from others
    Example Sentence
    • detached houses
    • a detached garage
    (adj) lacking affection or warm feeling
    Synonyms : unaffectionate , uncaring
    Example Sentence
    • an uncaring person
    (adj) not fixed in position
    Synonyms : free
    Example Sentence
    • the detached shutter fell on him
    • he pulled his arm free and ran
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for detached

DE (removed or cut off) + ATTACHED (emotionally involved)...if you cut yourself off an emotional involvement, you detach yourself from the relationship.

we have heard detachment.means having no attachment hence emotionless.

Word used in video below:
text: I think the periods imply detached sarcasm.
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