What does detached mean?

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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

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. detached

    On detached service. A squadron may be detached under a commodore or senior officer.

How to pronounce detached?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say detached in sign language?

  1. detached


  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

Examples of detached in a Sentence

  1. The ECB:

    Prices seem detached from their underlying fundamentals.

  2. Hal Rogers:

    Given what the world looks like right now, this approach seems detached from reality.

  3. Omarosa Manigault Newman:

    I've never seen an instance when the President is so detached from the reality of what's going on.

  4. Vladimir Putin:

    It is not true. It is false and completely detached from reality because Russia is a democracy and we all live under the constitution.

  5. Livia Firth:

    Today the consumer is completely detached from the clothes he or she wears and from who makes them, it happens far away so we don't see it... Out of sight, out of mind.

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