Synonyms for Detachment:
n.distant, in a dream, vacantly, inattentive, in a world of your own, neglectful, abstracted, preoccupied, absent, spaced-out. command, patrol, contingent, advance guard, organization, cavalry. assemble, uncoupling. divorcement, Disseverance, Disseverment, disunion, severance, disjuncture, parting. attitude, include, distance, near, concern. fair-mindedness, fairness, fair, Impartialness, justness, Equitableness, nonpartisanship, justice. corps, unit. •alienation (noun)
extraneousness, alienation, remoteness, dissociation, breach, segregation, irrelevance, other, foreignness, separation, difference, disjunction, inapplicability.
indifference, coldness, remoteness, impartiality, coolness, unconcern, objectivity, preoccupation, neutrality, Incuriosity, disinterestedness, dreaminess, nonpartisanship.
lack of interest.
coalition, hive, band, troupe, army, company, battalion, crowd, squad, staff, junta, assembly, sect, group, phalanx, troop, tribe, force, collection, fellowship, coterie, clan, mob, faction, fraternity, regiment, club, league, ring, cell, union, nest, litter, flock, aggregation, herd, bevy, complement, party, body, set, posse, team, gang, drove, wing, caucus, pack, brigade, platoon, string, society, retinue, clique, division, bunch, host, fleet, cadre, covey, detail, school, colony, cabal, crew, assemblage, outfit, circle.
insularism, separation, withdrawal, disengagement, insulation, breakup, insularity.
dissolution, disunion, disengagement, separation, divorce, partition, divorcement, division.
disassembly, Disarticulation, disintegration, disassociation, cut, amputation, dissection, cleavage, fissure, break, split, part, incision, partition, rent, disengagement, divorce, slice, bisection, disunity, disconnection.
dislocation, disbursement, evaporation, diffusion, dispersal, refraction, divergence, breakup, distribution, evanescence, scattering, dispersion, radiation, dissolution, diffraction.
inadmissibility, strangeness, inappropriateness, disaffiliation, outlandishness, impertinence.
aloofness, befuddlement, disregard, carelessness, unconsciousness, lack of interest, inattention, obliviousness, forgetfulness, thoughtlessness, negligence, heedlessness, Inobservance, Incuriosity, distraction, dreaminess, preoccupation, unconcern, lapse, disregardfulness, oversight, absent-mindedness, disinterestedness, indifference, inadvertence, absence, apathy.
insouciance, Incuriousness, dispassionateness.
laxity, Perfunctoriness, lukewarmness, halfheartedness, unwillingness, coldness.
hardheartedness, Stoniness, passivity, passionlessness, dispassion, emotionlessness, nonchalance, heartlessness, numbness, bluntness, ruthlessness, Objectiveness, cold-bloodedness, toughness, insensitivity, coolness, callousness, insensitiveness, hardness.
fuzziness, incoherence, disjointedness, non-cohesiveness, looseness, Inconsistence, Brokenness, laxness.
•military troop (noun)
detail, troupe, squad, force, unit, organization, body, party, army, patrol.
exterior, periphery, outside, surface, objectivity.
solitude, elimination, excommunication, extradition, aloneness, loneliness, captivity, ostracism, expatriation, seclusion, Reclusion, apartheid, rejection, anonymity, removal, confinement, exile, exclusion, isolation, standoffishness, eradication, ejection, deportation, extirpation, disbarment, xenophobia, banishment, misanthropy.
disconnection, disunion, disjuncture, divorcement, disjunction.
reservation, self-composedness, calmness, tranquility, neutrality, placidity, staidness, composedness, easygoingness, serenity, impassiveness.
justness, cavalry, Impartialness, fair-mindedness, contingent, uncoupling, Disseverment, Equitableness, nonpartisanship, advance guard, disjuncture, divorcement, Disseverance. severance. corps, unit. command, parting. justice. distance.
Usage examples for detachment
And, to tell the truth, it was a very difficult transaction for a young man; and giving our poor Agellius all credit for pure intention and firm resolve, we really should have been very sorry to see him involved in a trial, which would have demanded of him a most heroic faith and the detachment of a saint. – Callista by John Henry Cardinal Newman