AskDefine | Define disassociation

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1 the state of being unconnected in memory or imagination; "I could not think of him in disassociation from his wife" [ant: association]
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]

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  1. alternative spelling of dissociation

Extensive Definition

Dissociation has different meanings in different sciences.
disassociation in German: Dissoziation
disassociation in French: Dissociation
disassociation in Italian: Dissociazione
disassociation in Dutch: Dissociatie
disassociation in Japanese: 解離
disassociation in Polish: Dysocjacja
disassociation in Slovak: Disociácia
disassociation in Serbian: Дисоцијација
disassociation in Finnish: Dissosiaatio
disassociation in Swedish: Dissociation

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