disassociation disassociation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being unconnected in memory or imagination
  2. (n) a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently

Usage(s):

  1. His advertising agency agreed, but its announcement of the disassociation raised a few eyebrows.
  2. Carmine De Sapio's professed disassociation with the mobster elements around Tammany came as no surprise; that PTI should print it was a surprise.
  3. Paradox, disassociation and derangement of the senses are things Nouvel loves to play with.

News

  1. Beñat Etxebarria transfer to Atheltic Bilbao confirmed

    Athletic Club and Real Betis Balompié have reached a deal for the transfer of Beñat Etxebarria to our Organization, which will have to be ratified this afternoon with the disassociation of the footballer from the verdiblanca discipline. The player will remain in Athletic Club the next 5 seasons.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Ducks dodge bowl ban

    CFT: Oregon will not face a bowl ban, but it will face a scholarship reduction and will spend three years on promotion and a disassociation from recruiting services.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "Speaker's disassociation will help in making the Lok Sabha impartial," Chatterjee said after the main opposition alleged that he was behaving in a partisan manner.
    on Feb 27, 2009 By: Chatterjee Source: SINDH TODAY

  2. Until this season, Parker said, Nancy has been "propelled from one thing to the next by the momentum of her depression and disassociation."
    on Jun 11, 2008 By: Mary-Louise Parker Source: AZ Central.com

  3. "Art started as an expression of the sacred," says Alex Grey, as a crowd of admirers hover at his shoulder. "With the general decay and corruption of religious institutions and the disassociation and alienation people feel, it makes sense...
    on Sep 12, 2006 By: Alex Grey Source: Village Voice

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