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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissociativeadjective

    tending to produce dissociation


  1. dissociativenoun

    a dissociative drug

  2. dissociativeadjective

    removing or separating from some association

    It was a lonely, dissociative time in my life, when I stayed holed up in my apartment for weeks on end.

  3. dissociativeadjective

    causing dissociation

    The dissociative techniques separated ammonium chloride into hydrochloric acid and ammonia.

  4. dissociativeadjective

    related to or caused by dissociation or dissociative disorders

    He had to take a few weeks off school after a dissociative episode.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dissociativeadjective

    tending or leading to dissociation


  1. Dissociative

    Dissociatives are a class of hallucinogen, which distort perceptions of sight and sound and produce feelings of detachment - dissociation - from the environment and self. This is done through reducing or blocking signals to the conscious mind from other parts of the brain. Although many kinds of drugs are capable of such action, dissociatives are unique in that they do so in such a way that they produce hallucinogenic effects, which may include sensory deprivation, dissociation, hallucinations, and dream-like states or trances. Some, which are nonselective in action and affect the dopamine and/or opioid systems, may be capable of inducing euphoria. Many dissociatives have general depressant effects and can produce sedation, respiratory depression, analgesia, anesthesia, and ataxia, as well as cognitive and memory impairment and amnesia.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dissociative in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dissociative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Dissociative in a Sentence

  1. Anne Scott:

    I was threatened not to tell anyone. If I told anyone he would come after me and I would be in trouble, i said nothing to anyone. I developed an eating disorder, I developed post-traumatic stress disorder, dissociative disorder, major anxiety and depression.

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  • డిసోసియేటివ్Telugu

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