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detaching

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in separation, disengaging

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detaching

verb
present participle of detach

Synonyms & Antonyms of detaching (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to avoid engaging with or participating in something
  • They were reticent people, completely detached from social life.

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“Detaching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detaching. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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