1. the state of being unconnected in memory or imagination

I could not think of him in disassociation from his wife

Ant: ↑association
Derivationally related forms: ↑disassociate
Hypernyms: ↑separation
2. a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
Syn: ↑dissociation
Derivationally related forms: ↑disassociate, ↑dissociate (for: ↑dissociation)

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