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depersonalization

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noun de·per·son·al·i·za·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌpər-snə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌpər-sə-nə-lə-\

Definition of depersonalization

  1. 1 a :  an act or process of depersonalizing b :  the quality or state of being depersonalized

  2. 2 :  a psychopathological syndrome characterized by loss of identity and feelings of unreality and strangeness about one's own behavior



1906

First Known Use of depersonalization

1906


Medical Dictionary

depersonalization

noun de·per·son·al·iza·tion

Medical Definition of depersonalization

  1. :  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

depersonalize or British depersonalise \(ˈ)dē-ˈpər-snə-ˌlīz, -ˈpərs-ən-ə-\play transitive verb depersonalized or British depersonalised; depersonalizing or British depersonalising


Variants of depersonalization

or British depersonalisation \(ˌ)dē-ˌpər-snə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌpərs-ən-ə-lə-\play

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