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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Jim Crow, KP, Olympian detachment, abstraction, abulia, accidia, acedia, adjunct, age group, alienation, aloneness, aloofness, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apartheid, apartness, apathy, army, army group, ataraxia, ataraxy, backwardness, band, bashfulness, battalion, battery, battle group, benumbedness, bevy, blah, blahs, blankness, body, boredom, breakup, brigade, bunch, cabal, cadre, carelessness, cast, casualness, catatonic stupor, celibacy, chill, chilliness, clearance, clique, cohort, coldness, column, comatoseness, combat command, combat team, company, complement, component, compulsion, constraint, contingent, coolness, corps, coterie, covey, crew, cross section, crowd, deactivation, dejection, demobilization, deportation, depression, detaching, detail, diaspora, disarticulation, disassociation, disbandment, discard, disconnectedness, disconnection, discontinuity, discreetness, discretion, disengagement, disintegration, disinterest, disinterestedness, disjointing, disjunction, dislocation, dismissal, disorganization, dispassion, dispassionateness, dispersal, dispersion, disposal, disposition, disregard, disregardfulness, dissolution, distance, disunion, division, divorce, divorcement, dole, dullness, easygoingness, ejection, elation, elimination, emotionalism, equitability, eradication, euphoria, evenhandedness, exile, expatriation, expressionlessness, expulsion, faction, fairness, field army, field train, file, fleet, flying column, folie du doute, fraction, frigidity, frostiness, gang, garrison, group, grouping, groupment, guardedness, heartlessness, hebetude, heedlessness, hopelessness, hypochondria, hysteria, hysterics, iciness, impartiality, impassiveness, impassivity, impersonality, in-group, inaccessibility, inappetence, inattention, incoherence, incuriosity, incuriousness, indifference, indifferentism, indifferentness, indiscrimination, inexcitability, insensibility, insouciance, installment, intellectual inertia, introversion, isolation, isolationism, item, junta, justness, keeping apart, kitchen police, lack of affect, lack of appetite, lack of interest, lackadaisicalness, languidness, legion, lethargicalness, lethargy, liquidation, listlessness, loftiness, loneliness, loneness, lonesomeness, luxation, mania, maniple, melancholia, mental distress, mindlessness, mob, modesty, movement, moving apart, negligence, neutrality, nonchalance, numbness, objectivity, obsession, offishness, organization, ostracism, out-group, outfit, outlawing, outlawry, pack, parcel, part, particular, parting, partition, party, passiveness, passivity, pathological indecisiveness, peer group, percentage, phalanx, phlegm, phlegmaticalness, phlegmaticness, platoon, plucklessness, pococurantism, portion, posse, preoccupation, privacy, privatism, privatization, psychalgia, psychomotor disturbance, purge, quadrant, quarantine, quarter, quota, random sample, rank, recess, recklessness, reclusion, regardlessness, regiment, release, remainder, remoteness, removal, repression, reserve, reservedness, resignation, resignedness, restraint, reticence, reticency, retirement, retreat, riddance, rupture, rustication, salon, sample, sampling, seclusion, secrecy, section, sector, segment, segmentation, selflessness, separateness, separating, separation, separatism, sequestration, set, severance, share, single blessedness, sloth, sluggishness, solitariness, solitude, sopor, soporifousness, spiritlessness, splendid isolation, split-up, spunklessness, squad, squadron, stable, standoffishness, stolidity, string, stupefaction, stupor, subdivision, subduedness, subgroup, subspecies, subtraction, supineness, suppression, suspension, tactical unit, task force, team, tic, torpidity, torpidness, torpor, train, tribe, troop, troupe, twitching, unaffability, unanxiousness, unapproachability, unbias, unbiasedness, unconcern, uncongeniality, undemonstrativeness, unexpansiveness, uninquisitiveness, uninterestedness, unit, unmindfulness, unopinionatedness, unprejudicedness, unresponsiveness, unselfishness, unsolicitousness, wing, withdrawal, withdrawnness, zoning
Dictionary Results for detachment:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
detachment
    n 1: avoiding emotional involvement [syn: withdrawal,
         detachment]
    2: the act of releasing from an attachment or connection [syn:
       detachment, disengagement]
    3: the state of being isolated or detached; "the insulation of
       England was preserved by the English Channel" [syn:
       insulation, insularity, insularism, detachment]
    4: a small unit of troops of special composition
    5: coming apart [syn: separation, breakup, detachment]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Detachment \De*tach"ment\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]tachement.]
   1. The act of detaching or separating, or the state of being
      detached.
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   2. That which is detached; especially, a body of troops or
      part of a fleet sent from the main body on special
      service.
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            Troops . . . widely scattered in little detachments.
                                                  --Bancroft.
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   3. Abstraction from worldly objects; renunciation.
      [1913 Webster]

            A trial which would have demanded of him a most
            heroic faith and the detachment of a saint. --J. H.
                                                  Newman.
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