Definition of detached
detachedlyplay \-ˈta-chəd-lē, -ˈtacht-lē\ adverb
detachednessplay \-ˈta-chəd-nəs, -ˈtacht-nəs\ noun
Examples of detached in a Sentence
The house has a detached garage.
a detached observer at company parties, taking it all in and saying very little
Origin and Etymology of detached
First Known Use: circa 1706
Synonym Discussion of detached
DETACHED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of detached for English Language Learners
: not emotional : not influenced by emotions or personal interest
: not joined or connected : separate from another part or thing
DETACHED Defined for Kids
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