depersonalization


de·per·son·al·i·za·tion

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌpər-snə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌpər-sə-nə-lə-\

Definition of DEPERSONALIZATION

1
a :  an act or process of depersonalizing
b :  the quality or state of being depersonalized
2
:  a psychopathological syndrome characterized by loss of identity and feelings of unreality and strangeness about one's own behavior

First Known Use of DEPERSONALIZATION

1906

de·per·son·al·iza·tion

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEPERSONALIZATION

: the act or process of causing or the state resulting from loss of the sense of personal identity; especially : a psychopathological syndrome characterized by loss of identity and feelings of unreality or strangeness about one's own behavior
de·per·son·al·ize or British de·per·son·al·ise \(ˈ)dē-ˈpər-snə-ˌlīz, -ˈpərs-ən-ə-\ transitive verb, de·per·son·al·ized or British de·per·son·al·ised de·per·son·al·iz·ing or British de·per·son·al·is·ing

Variants of DEPERSONALIZATION

de·per·son·al·iza·tion or British de·per·son·al·isa·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌpər-snə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌpərs-ən-ə-lə-\

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