Synonyms and Antonyms of detachment
lack of favoritism toward one side or another
- The judge showed commendable detachment when deciding the controversial case.
disinterest, disinterestedness, equity, evenhandedness, fair-mindedness, fairness, impartiality, justice, neutralism, neutrality, nonpartisanship, objectiveness, objectivity
bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency
a small military unit with a special task or function
- The general sent a detachment ahead to scout the enemy's position.
commando, firing squad, outpost, paratroops, patrol, picket, rear guard, sentry, watch
battalion, command, company, corps, division, platoon, regiment, squad, squadron, troop, wing
the absence of emotional involvement
- His detachment allowed him a clearer perspective on the case.
equitability, equitableness, fairness
disinterest, disinterestedness, impartiality, nonpartisanship, objectivity, unbiasedness
balance, rationality, rationalness, reasonability, reasonableness
calm, calmness, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, quietness, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness
reserve, undemonstrativeness, unresponsiveness