GRE Word List

DETACHED

emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment

The meaning of the word detached is emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment.

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