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Meaning of DETACHED

Pronunciation:  di'tacht

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  not fixed in position; "the detached shutter fell on him"; "he pulled his arm free and ran"
  2. [adj]  (architecture) used of buildings; standing apart from others; "detached houses"; "a detached garage"
  3. [adj]  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"
  4. [adj]  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"
  5. [adj]  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"

DETACHED is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: degage, free, freestanding, isolated, semidetached, separate, separated, set-apart, unconcerned, unconnected, unfixed, uninvolved
 Antonyms: attached



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*tached"\, a.
Separate; unconnected, or imperfectly connected; as, detached
parcels. ``Extensive and detached empire.'' --Burke.

{Detached escapement}. See {Escapement}.

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