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de·tached

 (dĭ-tăcht′)
adj.
1. Separated; disconnected: a detached part; a detached plug.
2. Standing apart from others; separate: a house with a detached garage.
3. Marked by an absence of emotional involvement or personal interest; aloof or unbiased.

de·tach′ed·ly (-tăch′ĭd-lē, -tăcht′lē) adv.
de·tach′ed·ness n.

detached

(dɪˈtætʃt)
adj
1. disconnected or standing apart; not attached: a detached house.
2. (Psychology) having or showing no bias or emotional involvement; disinterested
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) social welfare working at the clients' normal location rather than from an office; not dependent on premises for providing a service: a detached youth worker. Compare outreach7
4. (Medicine) ophthalmol (of the retina) separated from the choroid layer of the eyeball to which it is normally attached, resulting in loss of vision in the affected part

de•tached

(dɪˈtætʃt)

adj.
1. not attached; separated: a detached ticket stub.
2. having no wall in common with another building (opposed to attached): a detached house.
3. impartial or objective; unbiased: a detached judgment.
4. not involved or concerned; aloof.
[1700–10]
de•tached′ly, adv.
de•tach′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.detached - showing lack of emotional involvement; "adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman; "she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive"; "an uninvolved bystander"
unconcerned - lacking in interest or care or feeling; "the average American...is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal and economic and governmental actions...beyond the normal citizen's comprehension and control"; "blithely unconcerned about his friend's plight"
2.detached - being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "she felt detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-apart feeling"
separate - independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
3.detached - no longer connected or joined; "a detached part"; "on one side of the island was a hugh rock, almost detached"; "the separated spacecraft will return to their home bases"
unconnected - not joined or linked together
4.detached - used of buildings; standing apart from others; "detached houses"; "a detached garage"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
attached - used of buildings joined by common sidewalls; "a block of attached houses"
5.detached - lacking affection or warm feelingdetached - lacking affection or warm feeling; "an uncaring person"
unloving - not giving or reciprocating affection
6.detached - not fixed in position; "the detached shutter fell on him"; "he pulled his arm free and ran"
unfixed - not firmly placed or set or fastened

detached

adjective
2. separate, free, severed, disconnected, loosened, discrete, unconnected, undivided, disjoined He lost his sight because of a detached retina.

detached

adjective
1. Set away from all others:
2. Lacking interest in one's surroundings or worldly affairs:
5. Feeling or showing no strong emotional involvement:
Translations
غَيْر مُتَحَيِّزمَفْصول، غَيْر مُتَّصِل
nestrannýnezaujatýoddělenýstojící o samotě
fritståendeuengageret
aîskilinn; stakurósnortinn, áhugalaus

detached

[dɪˈtætʃt]
A. ADJ
1. (= separate) → separado, suelto; (from friends, family) → distanciado
to become detached (from) [part, fragment] → desprenderse (de)
she had become detached from realityhabía perdido contacto con la realidad
they live detached from everythingviven desligados de todo
2. (= impartial) [opinion] → objetivo, imparcial; (= unemotional) [manner] → indiferente
to take a detached view ofconsiderar objetivamente
B. CPD detached house Ncasa f independiente, chalet m individual
detached retina Ndesprendimiento m de la retina

detached

[dɪˈtætʃt] adj [attitude, style] → détaché(e)detached house n (British)maison f individuelle

detached

adj
(= unbiased) opiniondistanziert, unvoreingenommen; (= unemotional) manner, person, expressionkühl, distanziert
(Brit) detached houseallein stehendes Haus, Einzelhaus nt

detached

[dɪˈtætʃt] adj
a.staccato/a, separato/a
b. (impartial, opinion) → imparziale, obiettivo/a; (unemotional, manner, attitude) → distaccato/a, distante

detach

(diˈtӕtʃ) verb
to unfasten or remove (from). I detached the bottom part of the form and sent it back.
deˈtachable adjective
able to be detached.
deˈtached adjective
1. standing etc apart or by itself. a detached house.
2. not personally involved or showing no emotion or prejudice. a detached attitude to the problem.
deˈtachment noun
1. the state of not being influenced by emotion or prejudice.
2. the act of detaching.
3. a group (especially of soldiers). A detachment was sent to guard the supplies.

detached

adj desprendido
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The poor little houses lighted by kerosene lamps, the smoke from the chimneys mounting straight up into the clear air, the grunting of pigs, the women clad in cheap calico dresses and washing dishes in the kitchens, the footsteps of men coming out of the houses and going off to the stores and saloons of Main Street, the dogs barking and the children crying--all of these things made him seem, as he lurked in the darkness, oddly detached and apart from all life.
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I was allowing the umbrella to remain lost, but the men murmured, and with reason, for in this exposed region we stood in peculiar need of protection against avalanches; so I went into camp and detached a strong party to go after the missing article.
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Soon afterwards the day began to dawn, and he softly detached himself from the clasping hand, and cautiously looked out again.
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Here, the daylight reappeared, and I found myself in a small paved court-yard, the opposite side of which was formed by a detached dwelling-house, that looked as if it had once belonged to the manager or head clerk of the extinct brewery.
The touch probably associated, as is usual, with some of the apprehensions excited by his dream; for the old man started up, his grey hair standing almost erect upon his head, and huddling some part of his garments about him, while he held the detached pieces with the tenacious grasp of a falcon, he fixed upon the Palmer his keen black eyes, expressive of wild surprise and of bodily apprehension.