dislocation dislocation  /dɪs ˈloʊ ˈkeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
  2. (n) the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue
  3. (n) a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)



  1. The country is plagued by bad sanitation, disease, malnutrition and dislocation.
  2. Expand the Debate on Globalization How to handle the phenomenon that spurs expansion but triggers dislocation.
  3. Then came the Yeltsin era, with its newfound freedoms and widespread sense of dislocation.


  1. Plaintiffs tee up golf-related lawsuits, hoping justice gives them a fair shot

    Four lawsuits have been filed in the past two years in Douglas County District Court over errant golf balls, flying drivers, the location of tee boxes, even the dislocation of the ankle of a tipsy golf-cart rider. Observers say...
    on July 13, 2013     Source: Omaha World-Herald

  2. Shoulder surgery may make sense for young patients

    ( American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine ) Arthroscopic bankart repair surgery is a cost-effective approach for patients suffering their first shoulder dislocation, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
    on July 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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  1. "On the other hand," said President Obama, "it is also undeniable that the Palestinian people ...... have suffered in pursuit of a homeland:" "For more than 60 years they've endured the pain of dislocation. The situation for the...
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Voice of America

  2. "Her haunting melodies gave voice to the pain of exile and dislocation which she felt for 31 long years. At the same time, her music inspired a powerful sense of hope in all of us," Mandela said in a statement.
    on Nov 9, 2008 By: Nelson Mandela Source: Denver Post

  3. "We don't know anything yet about Danny," Wasps director of rugby Ian McGeechan said after the game. "We'll have to see if it's a break, dislocation or both. We think it's the ankle. The only priority for Danny now is to be 100% fit again....
    on May 18, 2008 By: Ian McGeechan Source: CNN

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