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Noun: detachment  di'tach-munt
  1. Avoiding emotional involvement
    - withdrawal
  2. The act of releasing from an attachment or connection
    - disengagement
  3. The state of being isolated or detached
    "the detachment of England was preserved by the English Channel";
    - insulation, insularity, insularism
  4. A small unit of troops of special composition
  5. Coming apart
    - separation, breakup

Derived forms: detachments

Type of: alteration, army unit, change, indifference, isolation, modification, separation

Encyclopedia: Detachment