dis·​so·​cia·​tive (ˈ)dis-ˈō-s(h)ē-ˌāt-iv How to pronounce dissociative (audio) -shət-iv How to pronounce dissociative (audio)
: of, relating to, or tending to produce dissociation
a dissociative chemical reaction
hypnosis theoretically induces a dissociative state in the subject so that he or she is not aware of all that is occurring in consciousnessRita L. Atkinson et al.

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“Dissociative.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dissociative. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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