Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.


 (dĭ-sō′shə-bəl, -shē-ə-bəl)
Capable of being dissociated; separable: To many, drugs and crime are not dissociable.

dis·so′cia·bil′i·ty n.
dis·so′cia·bly adv.


(dɪˈsəʊʃɪəbəl; -ʃə-)
1. able to be dissociated; distinguishable
2. incongruous; irreconcilable
3. Also: dissocial a less common word for unsociable
disˌsociaˈbility, disˈsociableness n
disˈsociably adv


(dɪˈsoʊ ʃi ə bəl, -ʃə bəl, -si ə-)

dis•so`ci•a•bil′i•ty, dis•so′ci•a•ble•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dissociable - capable of being divided or dissociated; "often drugs and crime are not dissociable"; "the siamese twins were not considered separable"; "a song...never conceived of as severable from the melody";
divisible - capable of being or liable to be divided or separated; "even numbers are divisible by two"; "the Americans fought a bloody war to prove that their nation is not divisible"
References in periodicals archive ?
EPA alleged that Suddekor failed to file the federal Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Forms for a water dissociable nitrate compound in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
However, the lack of significant effects on models examining psychotomimetic-like behaviors and locomotor disruption with AV-101 suggest the possibly that unique, dissociable, mechanisms are involved in generating the antidepressant actions and the unwanted side effect profile that are commonly seen with ketamine administration.
Dissociable organic acid content of the mixed juices, fermenting must, and wine after 12 days yielded reliable results.
Dissociable deficits in the decision-making cognition of chronic amphetamine abusers, opiate abusers, patients with focal damage to prefrontal cortex, and tryptophan-depleted normal volunteers: Evidence for monoaminergic mechanisms.
Pour le reste, l'implication des etudiants a titre individuel n'est pas dissociable du reste de la population.
We often think about the things we imagine and the things we perceive as being clearly dissociable," says Christopher Berger, doctoral student at the Department of Neuroscience and lead author of the study.
Dissociable intrinsic connectivity networks for salience processing and executive control.
The cognitive control network: Integrated cortical regions with dissociable functions.
Dissociable components of error processing: on the functional significance of the Pe vis-a-vis the ERN/Ne.
Binding was rapidly dissociable in the presence of EDTA, confirming that observed binding was calcium-dependent.
Rutter replies, first, that this interpretation relies on a 'distinctly un-Hegelian conception of the content and the form' (10) which takes one to be dissociable from the other, and second, that there is a sense of the 'sublation' (aufheben) of something (as illustrated in Hegel's account of the family in the Philosophy of Right) which does not involve the loss in its significance and the sublation of art should be understood in this sense.