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  Definition of Detachment
  1. the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
  2. coming apart
  3. avoiding emotional involvement
  4. a small unit of troops of special composition
  5. the state of being isolated or detached; "the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel"
Similar Words: disengagement, separation, breakup, withdrawal, insulation, insularity, insularism

 

Hyponyms: rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling out, guard, bodyguard, patrol, picket, press gang, provost guard, rearguard

 

Derivational Morphology: disengage, withdraw, detach, come off, come away, separate, part, split up, split, break, break up, divide, retire, isolate, insulate

 

 
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