Definition of DETACHED


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) cause to become detached or separated; take off; "detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it" ;

  • 2. (

    ) separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment; "detach a regiment" ;

Adjective : DETACHED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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. (

    ) 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. (

    ) 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. (

    ) used of buildings; standing apart from others; "detached houses"; "a detached garage" ;

  • 6. (

    ) not fixed in position; "the detached shutter fell on him"; "he pulled his arm free and ran" ;

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