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de- +‎ personalization


depersonalization (countable and uncountable, plural depersonalizations)

  1. the act of depersonalizing or the state of being depersonalized
    He was in a critical state of depersonalization.
  2. (psychology) the loss of one's sense of personal identity
    His depersonalization causes a great deal of stress as he searches for an authentic personal identity.
  3. (psychiatry) A feeling of being unreal, detached or unable to feel emotion
    His severe depersonalization causes an aloof demeanor.