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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.
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in a detached fashion
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