HyperDic: dissociation

English > 3 senses of the word dissociation:
NOUNactdissociationthe act of removing from association / association / association / association
statedissociation, disassociationa state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
processdissociation(chemistry) the temporary or reversible process in which a molecule or ion is broken down into smaller molecules or ions
dissociation > pronunciation
Soundsdihsow.siyey'shahn
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English > dissociation: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of removing from association / association / association / association.
BroaderseparationThe act of dividing or disconnecting
Spanishdisociación
Catalandissociació
Verbsdissociateregard as unconnected
dissociatepart
English > dissociation: 3 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.
Synonymdisassociation
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
Verbsdissociateregard as unconnected
dissociatepart
English > dissociation: 3 senses > noun 3, process
Meaning(chemistry) the temporary or reversible process in which a molecule or ion is broken down into smaller molecules or ions.
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderchemical process, chemical change, chemical action(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
Verbsdissociateto undergo a reversible or temporary breakdown of a molecule into simpler molecules or atoms

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