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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

  2. de·per·son·al·ize or British de·per·son·al·ise \(ˈ)dē-ˈpər-snə-ˌlīz, -ˈpərs-ən-ə-\play 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

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

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