HyperDic: disassociation

English > 2 senses of the word disassociation:
NOUNstatedisassociationthe state of being unconnected in memory or imagination
statedisassociation, dissociationa state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
English > disassociation: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being unconnected in memory or imagination.
Example"I could not think of him in disassociation from his wife"
BroaderseparationThe state of lacking unity
OppositeassociationThe state of being connected together as in memory or imagination
Spanishdisociación
Catalandissociació
Verbsdisassociatepart
English > disassociation: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently.
Synonymdissociation
Narrowercompartmentalization, compartmentalisationA mild state of dissociation
dissociative disorderdissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down
Broaderpsychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
Verbsdisassociatepart

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