detached

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈtæt͡ʃt/
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  • Rhymes: -ætʃt
  • Hyphenation: de‧tached

AdjectiveEdit

detached (comparative more detached, superlative most detached)

  1. Not physically attached; separated from something it could connect to.
  2. Of a house: not joined to another house on either side.
    • 1929, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, When the World Screamed[1]:
      "That field is their football ground and the detached house is their library and recreation room."
  3. Having or showing no bias or emotional involvement; disinterested.
  4. Not influenced by anyone else; characterized by an impersonal objectivity; impartial.

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VerbEdit

detached

  1. simple past tense and past participle of detach