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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
References in classic literature ?
During the night which followed the execution of la Esmeralda, the night men had detached her body from the gibbet, and had carried it, according to custom, to the cellar of Montfauçon.
The slope eased off, at length we could be detached, and Croz and I, dashed away, ran a neck-and-neck race, which ended in a dead heat.
The Rocky Mountains do not present a range of uniform elevation, but rather groups and occasionally detached peaks.
In his naked feet, so as not to scratch the covering, he succeeded by the aid of the network, and in spite of the oscillations of the balloon, in climbing to the upper extremity, and after a thousand difficulties, in holding on with one hand to that slippery surface, while he detached the outside screws that secured the pipes in their place.
He detached fifty men toward the south to winter upon Snake River, and to trap about its waters in the spring, with orders to rejoin him in the month of July at Horse Creek, in Green River Valley, which he had fixed upon as the general rendezvous of his company for the ensuing year.
Detached groups of horsemen are well in front - not altogether exposed - many of them intently regarding the crest of a hill a mile away in the direction of the interrupted advance.
All works of art should not be detached, but extempore performances.
The first mentioned was, that, regardless of the sentiments of either, I had detached Mr.
With that he detached his watch--a tremendously heavy, old-fashioned one--from the chain, and handed it to me; then turned away, and walking across the room to a shelf of books, began an examination of their backs.
At times, when closely pursued, he will disgorge what are supposed to be the detached arms of the squid; some of them thus exhibited exceeding twenty and thirty feet in length.
The same fate was not far from overtaking us, for a troop of Galles, who were detached in search of us, missed us but an hour or two.
A city therefore should have both these sorts of buildings, which may easily be contrived if any one will so regulate them as the planters do their rows of vines; not that the buildings throughout the city should be detached from each other, only in some parts of it; thus elegance and safety will be equally consulted.