: standing by itself : separate, unconnected; especially : not sharing any wall with another building <a detached house>
Examples of DETACHED
- The house has a detached garage.
- <a detached observer at company parties, taking it all in and saying very little>
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Related to DETACHED
- aloof, antisocial, asocial, buttoned-up, cold, cold-eyed, cool, distant, dry, frosty, offish, remote, standoff, standoffish, unbending, unclubbable, unsociable
- cordial, friendly, sociable, social, warm
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