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detached

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of detached

  1. 1 having or showing a lack of friendliness or interest in others <a detached observer at company parties, taking it all in and saying very little> Synonyms aloof, antisocial, asocial, buttoned-up, cold, cold-eyed, cool, distant, dry, frosty, offish, remote, standoff, standoffish, unbending, unclubbable, unsociableRelated Words indrawn, introverted, nongregarious, recessive, reclusive, reserved, unsocial, withdrawn; misanthropic; apathetic, hard, indifferent, unconcerned; clinical, dispassionate, impersonal, professional; disinterested, incurious, uninterested; reticent, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative; diffident, shy, timid; cliquey, cliquish, clubbishNear Antonyms boon, clubbable (also clubable), clubby, companionable, convivial, extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing; communicative, expansive, garrulous, talkative; affable, folksy, genial, gracious, hospitable; agreeable, amiable, congenial, kindly, neighborlyAntonyms cordial, friendly, sociable, social, warm

  2. 2 not physically attached to another unit <a detached garage on the side of the house> Synonyms separate, disconnected, discrete, free, freestanding, single, unattached, unconnectedRelated Words independent, self-contained; individual, privateNear Antonyms adjoiningAntonyms attached, connected, joined, linked




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