Definition of detachment :
1. Abstraction from worldly objects; renunciation.
2. That which is detached; especially, a body of troops or part of a fleet sent from the main body on special service.
3. The act of detaching or separating, or the state of being detached.
withdrawal, justice, nonpartisanship, fallback, abstracted, disseverance, evenhandedness, insulant, fairness, severance, corps, command, pulling out, concern, contingent, insulation, disjuncture, fair, inattentive, drug withdrawal, near, vacantly, in a dream, justness, impartialness, backdown, neutralism, neglectful, disunion, divorcement, advance guard, onanism, disseverment, absent, equity, spaced out, legal separation, attitude, coitus interruptus, include, climb-down, organization, fair-mindedness, uncoupling, cavalry, secession, insularism, interval, unit, patrol, equitableness, distance, insularity, pullout, in a world of your own, distant, insulating material, parting, assemble, preoccupied, withdrawal method
disinterestedness (part of speech: noun)
alienation (part of speech: noun)
inattention (part of speech: noun)
apathy, befuddlement, lack of interest, disregardfulness, disregard, dreaminess, absent-mindedness, heedlessness, inadvertence, obliviousness, unconsciousness, inattention, disinterestedness, negligence, incuriosity, distraction, thoughtlessness, carelessness, indifference, lapse, oversight, preoccupation, unconcern, inobservance, absence, forgetfulness, aloofness
dispersion (part of speech: noun)
indifference (part of speech: noun)
incuriosity (part of speech: noun)
seclusion (part of speech: noun)
elimination, misanthropy, expatriation, aloneness, disbarment, extradition, captivity, excommunication, ejection, extirpation, reclusion, exclusion, removal, ostracism, apartheid, isolation, eradication, loneliness, anonymity, standoffishness, solitude, rejection, xenophobia, exile, confinement, banishment, deportation, seclusion
insensitivity (part of speech: noun)
hardheartedness, insensitivity, callousness, passionlessness, passivity, nonchalance, emotionlessness, insensitiveness, stoniness, cold-bloodedness, hardness, numbness, ruthlessness, dispassion, objectiveness, toughness, coolness, bluntness, heartlessness
crew (part of speech: noun)
coterie, herd, force, detail, division, troop, posse, fellowship, cell, retinue, litter, flock, fleet, bunch, collection, wing, band, complement, battalion, crowd, fraternity, group, sect, team, caucus, society, crew, union, coalition, assemblage, outfit, party, pack, junta, club, school, circle, regiment, nest, platoon, hive, phalanx, army, set, string, company, gang, tribe, covey, league, faction, body, ring, staff, host, cadre, aggregation, brigade, drove, mob, bevy, troupe, cabal, clique, clan, assembly, squad, colony
disjunction (part of speech: noun)
disengagement, split, fissure, dissection, partition, disarticulation, amputation, disunity, disassembly, bisection, divorce, cleavage, disassociation, break, part, rent, slice, cut, incision, disintegration, disconnection
looseness (part of speech: noun)
unexcitability (part of speech: noun)
extraneousness (part of speech: noun)
objectivity (part of speech: noun)
- Rosamund smiled with complete detachment. - "The Lion's Share", E. Arnold Bennett.
- " That is the commander of the Confederate detachment who came to our aid. - "My Lady of the North", Randall Parrish.
- He was smoking a short wooden pipe, with an air of detachment. - "The Gem Collector", P. G. Wodehouse.