disassociation love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of disassociating, or the state of being disassociated; dissociation.

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  • noun dissociation.

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  • noun a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
  • noun the state of being unconnected in memory or imagination

Etymologies

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dis- +‎ association

Examples

  • When you're talking about it, you use the word disassociation - the sexual revolution produces a rupture of the connection between love and sex.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Complete and unflinching disassociation from the American World Empire will be much as it was for the earliest Christians before the fall of Rome - and technologically worse.

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  • Complete and unflinching disassociation from the American World Empire will be much as it was for the earliest Christians before the fall of Rome - and technologically worse.

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  • Complete and unflinching disassociation from the American World Empire will be much as it was for the earliest Christians before the fall of Rome - and technologically worse.

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  • Complete and unflinching disassociation from the American World Empire will be much as it was for the earliest Christians before the fall of Rome - and technologically worse.

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  • COOPER: No, I don't think it's brainwashing, I think it's more associated with something called disassociation, where children are able to separate the memory of victimization through sexual abuse from their everyday life.

    CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2006

  • What would satisfactorily constitute "disassociation" from creationism beyond what has already been done (again and again)?

    A New Weapon Against Freedom and ID: Volksverhetzung

  • He couldn't argue that they were not true, only that he felt a kind of disassociation with them.

    And then she was gone

  • He couldn't argue that they were not true, only that he felt a kind of disassociation with them.

    And then she was gone

  • They moved out of the shadows, keeping apart, as if each was anxious to establish a kind of disassociation from the others: Trixie, the landlord, Camilla and, lagging behind, Mrs. Bünz.

    Death of a Fool

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