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  Definition of Dissociation
  1. the act of removing from association
  2. (chemistry) the temporary or reversible process in which a molecule or ion is broken down into smaller molecules or ions
  3. a state in which some integrated part of a person''s life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
Similar Words: disassociation

 

Hyponyms: compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, dissociative disorder

 

Derivational Morphology: disassociate, dissociate, divorce, disunite, disjoint, decouple

 

 
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