What does detached mean?

Definitions for detacheddɪˈtætʃt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. degage, detached, uninvolved(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"

  2. detached, isolated, separated, set-apart(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"

  3. detached, separated(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"

  4. detached(adj)

    used of buildings; standing apart from others

    "detached houses"; "a detached garage"

  5. detached, unaffectionate, uncaring(adj)

    lacking affection or warm feeling

    "an uncaring person"

  6. detached, free(adj)

    not fixed in position

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


  1. detached(Adjective)

    Of a house: not joined to another house on either side.

  2. detached(Adjective)

    Having little or no emotions or interest towards someone else.

  3. detached(Adjective)

    Not influenced by anyone else; characterized by an impersonal objectivity; impartial.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Detached

    of Detach

  2. Detached(adj)

    separate; unconnected, or imperfectly connected; as, detached parcels


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of detached in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of detached in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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