separated

adjective
1. being or feeling set or kept apart from others (Freq. 5)
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she felt detached from the group

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"could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson

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thought of herself as alone and separated from the others

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had a set-apart feeling

Syn: ↑detached, ↑isolated, ↑set-apart
Similar to: ↑separate
2. spaced apart (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑spaced
Similar to: ↑distributed
3. no longer connected or joined
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a detached part

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on one side of the island was a hugh rock, almost detached

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the separated spacecraft will return to their home bases

Syn: ↑detached
Similar to: ↑unconnected
4. separated at the joint
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a dislocated knee

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a separated shoulder

Syn: ↑disjointed, ↑dislocated
Similar to: ↑injured

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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