Detached

Definitions of "Detached"

Separated; disconnected. adjective

Standing apart from others; separate. adjective

Marked by an absence of emotional involvement or personal interest; aloof or unbiased. adjective

Disjoined or dissociated; not united or not contiguous; being or becoming separate; unattached: as, detached rocks or portions of rock; a detached house; detached bodies of troops.

Of a separate character; belonging to a detached person or body: chiefly military: as, to be employed on detached service or duty; a detached mission.

Separate; unconnected, or imperfectly connected. adjective

See Escapement. adjective

Of a house: not joined to another house on either side. adjective

Having little or no emotions or interest towards someone else. adjective

Not influenced by anyone else; characterized by an impersonal objectivity; impartial. adjective

Simple past tense and past participle of detach. verb

Not fixed in position adjective

The word "Detached" in example sentences

The autopsy that was performed when (oh, god, to write such words and remain detached is beyond my ability) his body was recovered was inconclusive. If Death Were Good | Her Bad Mother

Arriving at this conclusion, she put the chest and its contents back again on the shelf -- with the one exception of the label detached from the blue-glass bottle. Jezebel's Daughter

Up next, it's our question of the hour: Should Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff lose his job after a report blasts what it calls his detached response to Hurricane Katrina? CNN Transcript Feb 13, 2006

But they look increasingly detached from the reality on the ground in Afghanistan. Azeem Ibrahim: Negotiations With the Taliban Point to the Need to Leave Afghanistan

When it was returned to me after the second renewal, the center two pages had become detached from the staples holding the book together when it was in the possession of the immigration office. FM 3 Renwal

While her stories 'from the field' were interesting the class and subject was still horribly boring and almost totally detached from the real world. Academia vs. Reality, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

When it was returned to me after the second renewal, the center two pages had become detached from the staples holding the book together when it was in the possession of the immigration office. FM 3 Renwal

"He was a cog in a machine and his guilt cannot be detached from the whole system." Rogue French Trader Sentenced to 3 Years

Peel it, get the seeds out -- they are large, dark seeds, detached from the flesh, easy to get out -- and eat the bits that ensue. Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

Instead of being a tax-funded, congressionally micromanaged bureaucracy, the air-traffic organization should be detached from the FAA and converted into a user-funded, user-governed nonprofit entity like the highly successful Nav Canada (and similar entities in Australia, Germany, the U.K., etc.). Matthew Yglesias » Nav Canada

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said earlier this week that most Americans have grown too detached from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and see military service as "something for other people to do." Torrey Shannon: Cleaning for Heroes -- A Clean Home for Every Veteran

After a few moments preparation, the pod detached from the Leviathan and hurtled through space, its destination Earth, Dallas, 1963. 365 tomorrows » 2009 » June : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

The Deepwater Horizon was being detached from the well to be moved to another location, as soon as the next day. The Volokh Conspiracy » Now that the Government has Proved as Incompetent

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said earlier this week that most Americans have grown too detached from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and see military service as "something for other people to do." Torrey Shannon: Cleaning for Heroes -- A Clean Home for Every Veteran

The mud was being displaced so the riser could be detached from the rig and the wellhead, and the well could be capped with a final cement plug. The Volokh Conspiracy » Now that the Government has Proved as Incompetent

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