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degage, detached, uninvolvedadjective
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"
detached, isolated, separated, set-apartadjective
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"
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"
used of buildings; standing apart from others
"detached houses"; "a detached garage"
detached, unaffectionate, uncaringadjective
lacking affection or warm feeling
"an uncaring person"
not fixed in position
"the detached shutter fell on him"; "he pulled his arm free and ran"
Of a house: not joined to another house on either side.
Having little or no emotions or interest towards someone else.
Not influenced by anyone else; characterized by an impersonal objectivity; impartial.
A stand-alone house (also called a single-detached dwelling, detached residence or detached house) is a free-standing residential building. It is sometimes referred to as a single-family home in contrast with a multi-family residential dwelling.
separate; unconnected, or imperfectly connected; as, detached parcels
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
On detached service. A squadron may be detached under a commodore or senior officer.
The numerical value of detached in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of detached in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of detached in a Sentence
I've never seen an instance when the President is so detached from the reality of what's going on, this has not been treated seriously enough. Some of the things President Donald Trump did and does jeopardize the real national security.
Given what the world looks like right now, this approach seems detached from reality.
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.
The hand is closed, so the thumb is not detached. We did this to make it easier for little hands to dress and undress the doll.
People in America, of course, live in all sorts of fashions, because they are foreigners, or unlucky, or depraved, or without ambition; people live like that, but Americans live in white detached houses with green shutters. Rigidly, blindly, the dream takes precedence.
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- самостоятелен, отделен, безпристрастенBulgarian
- puolueeton, ulkopuolinen, erillinenFinnish
- frittståandeNorwegian Nynorsk
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