|1.||[ noun ] the state of being unconnected in memory or imagination|
"I could not think of him in disassociation from his wife"
|Related terms:||separation disassociate|
|2.||[ noun ] (psychiatry) a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently|
|Related terms:||separation psychological_state compartmentalisation dissociative_disorder disassociate|