Connection and Detachment


Connection noun - The act or an instance of joining two or more things into one.
Usage example: that bridge is the only connection between the island and the mainland

Detachment is an antonym for connection.


Detachment noun - Lack of favoritism toward one side or another.

Connection is an antonym for detachment in topics: disconnection, aloofness, military troop.

Nearby Words: detached, detach, detaching, detachable

How words are described

emotional emotional connection emotional detachment
special special connection special detachment
particular particular connection particular detachment
natural natural connection natural detachment
Other adjectives: direct, deep, obvious, strong, constant, new, mental, strange, local.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Star Cops Not surprisingly, it's actually rather good but has no obvious connection to the programme at all.note A case could be made that it is about Nathan's sense of lonelines and detachment from the world following Lee's death.
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