Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dislocate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. separated at the joint; -- used especially of limbs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. separated at the joint

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The strongest winds and most intense thunderstorm activity are dislocated from the center by several hundred miles to the southeast.

    Tropical storm Nicole not so tropical

  • His tibia and fibula were both broken and both were dislocated from the ankle.

    DAY 1: Trip Cancelled

  • "You become dislocated from the person and their ability to pay that loan, the value of the property, what's happening in the neighborhood around that property and what's happening with the job market in that city and region."

    Economic crisis leads business schools to meld ethics into MBA

  • I feel - well, strangely the word dislocated from people lately.

    hamletwildie Diary Entry

  • The program was designed to help those workers considered "dislocated" - meaning they weren't likely to get their old jobs back.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Imagination "may imply, but self-emptying exposure to a prior Buddhistic oneness with all beings, an" origin "dislocated in time and space yet forever emergent in the moment and accessible through poetry as a mode of spiritual practice.

    Abstracts

  • The Penguins just revealed the nature of Sergei Gonchar's injury, and it's being termed a dislocated left shoulder.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • KC, acoustic guitar aloft, finds himself up to his waist in a sea of sound, wading through layers of distorted feedback, dictaphone echo, and sparse piano motifs recalling the dislocated textures of Talk Talk's 'Spirit Of Eden'.

    Entertainment - Female First

  • "It targets what we've called dislocated workers who need an alternative to looking for another job."

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • All-Star Magic guard Jameer Nelson left the game at the 9: 11 mark of the third quarter with what was described as a dislocated right shoulder, and will have an MRI taken on Tuesday, but is expected to miss a minimum of a couple of weeks.

    Orlando Magic Blog

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