disengaged

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From disengage +‎ -ed.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

disengaged

  1. simple past tense and past participle of disengage

AdjectiveEdit

disengaged (comparative more disengaged, superlative most disengaged)

  1. Unconnected; detached.
  2. (dated) Not (socially) engaged; available, free.
    • 1890, Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Vintage 2007, p. 40:
      ‘You must come and dine with us some night. Tuesday? Are you disengaged Tuesday?’
Last modified on 11 February 2014, at 11:21