detached detached  /dɪ ˈtætʃt/


  1. (adj) showing lack of emotional involvement
  2. (adj) being or feeling set or kept apart from others
  3. (adj) no longer connected or joined
  4. (adj) used of buildings; standing apart from others
  5. (adj) lacking affection or warm feeling
  6. (adj) not fixed in position


  1. The sexual experiences of growing boys have not had much detached study.
  2. But Zagat is notand never has beenabout being detached.
  3. He couples that architectural approach to music with a detached, almost anthropological look at his fellow man.



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    on June 26, 2013     Source: Grand Rapids Herald-Review

  2. Fire destroys detached garage northeast of Moses Lake

    MOSES LAKE – A fire destroyed a detached garage near Moses Lake yesterday, although Grant County Fire District 5 crews kept the blaze from spreading to a home.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: iFiber One

  3. Is Francis the Pope of Food Justice?

    Just months into his new role, Pope Francis’ image is already in stark contrast to his more detached and cerebral predecessor, Pope Benedict. First, Jorge Mario Bergoglio chose the papal name “Francis,” in honor of the saint who gave up a life of wealth to live among the poor. Then he stated that even nonbelievers can be “saved,” and has shown a preference for the poor and disenfranchised ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! News


  1. Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the majority leader, said the "heartless veto" showed how "detached President Bush is from the priorities of the American people."
    on Oct 3, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Pope Benedict said that relativism, which indiscriminately gives value to "practically everything" has made "experience" all-important: "Yet, experiences, detached from any consideration of what is good or true, can lead, not to genuine freedom, but...
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: The Canberra Times

  3. "You can't help but get a very detached perspective when you're not there and you're not witnessing things firsthand," Couric told The Associated Press on Tuesday. "I'm curious about very basic questions regarding living conditions, about how...
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Katie Couric Source: Washington Post

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