disengaged


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dis·en·gage

 (dĭs′ĕn-gāj′)
v. dis·en·gaged, dis·en·gag·ing, dis·en·gag·es
v.tr.
1. To release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles. See Synonyms at extricate.
2. To release (oneself) from an engagement, pledge, or obligation.
v.intr.
To free or detach oneself; withdraw.

dis′en·gage′ment n.
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disengaged

adjective unconnected, separate, apart, detached, unattached Diane felt somewhat disengaged from those around her.
Translations

disengaged

[ˌdɪsɪnˈgeɪdʒd] ADJlibre, desocupado

disengaged

[ˌdɪsɪnˈgeɪdʒd] adj (= detached) [person] → indifférent(e)
to be disengaged from sth → être indifférent(e) à qch
References in classic literature ?
Had there been one there sufficiently disengaged to become a close observer, he might have fancied that the services of the young chief were not entirely impartial.
They flanked opposite ends of the house and were probably architectural absurdities, redeemed in a measure indeed by not being wholly disengaged nor of a height too pretentious, dating, in their gingerbread antiquity, from a romantic revival that was already a respectable past.
Both ends of the line are exposed; the lower end terminating in an eye-splice or loop coming up from the bottom against the side of the tub, and hanging over its edge completely disengaged from everything.
In most cases this lower jaw --being easily unhinged by a practised artist --is disengaged and hoisted on deck for the purpose of extracting the ivory teeth, and furnishing a supply of that hard white whalebone with which the fishermen fashion all sorts of curious articles, including canes, umbrella-stocks, and handles to riding-whips.
In 1864 a party of tourists was descending Mont Blanc, and while picking their way over one of the mighty glaciers of that lofty region, roped together, as was proper, a young porter disengaged himself from the line and started across an ice-bridge which spanned a crevice.
Her wish of shewing you attention could not be doubted, and his being a disengaged and social man makes it all easy.
And he clung to Catherine's arm, striving to detain her; but at that announcement she hastily disengaged herself, and whistled to Minny, who obeyed her like a dog.
I am disengaged -I am competent -- I have trained others -- I can train you.
With his disengaged hand he made a menace of striking me, and then looked at me from head to foot.
Joe scooped his eyes with his disengaged wrist, as if he were bent on gouging himself, but said not another word.
She did, he said, make certain signs upon the wound, and repeated certain mysterious words, which he blessed God he understood not, when the iron head of a square cross-bow bolt disengaged itself from the wound, the bleeding was stanched, the wound was closed, and the dying man was, within a quarter of an hour, walking upon the ramparts, and assisting the witness in managing a mangonel, or machine for hurling stones.
Agatha disengaged herself from her companion, made a circuit, and passed near Smilash, saying: "What is it?