Variant of dissociation
- a dissociating or being dissociated; separation
- Chem. the breaking up of a compound into simpler components, as with heat or a solvent, frequently in a reversible manner so that the components may recombine
- a split in the conscious process in which a group of mental activities breaks away from the main stream of consciousness and functions as a separate unit, as if belonging to another person
- the abnormal separation of related ideas, thoughts, or emotions
Origin: Classical Latin dissociatio
- dissociative adjective
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