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Detachment

De`tach´ment
n.1.The act of detaching or separating, or the state of being detached.
2.That which is detached; especially, a body of troops or part of a fleet sent from the main body on special service.
3.Abstraction from worldly objects; renunciation.
A trial which would have demanded of him a most heroic faith and the detachment of a saint.
- J. H. Newman.
Noun1.detachment - avoiding emotional involvement
Synonyms: withdrawal
2.detachment - the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
Synonyms: disengagement
3.detachment - the state of being isolated or detached; "the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel"
4.detachment - a small unit of troops of special composition
5.detachment - coming apart
Synonyms: breakup, separation
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