- dissociate ► VERB 1) disconnect or separate. 2) (dissociate oneself from) declare that one is not connected with (someone or something).DERIVATIVES dissociation noun dissociative adjective.ORIGIN Latin dissociare 'separate' .
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Dissociative — Dis*so ci*a*tive, a. Tending or leading to dissociation. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Dissociative — See dissociation for the dissociative state in psychology. For the Australian band, see The Dissociatives. Dissociatives are a class of psychoactive drugs which are said to reduce or block signals to the conscious mind from other parts of the… … Wikipedia
dissociative — ● dissociatif, dissociative adjectif Relatif à la dissociation. ● dissociatif, dissociative (expressions) adjectif Psychose dissociative, synonyme de schizophrénie. ● dissociatif, dissociative (synonymes) adjectif Relatif à … Encyclopédie Universelle
dissociative — The term dissociative comes from the Latin words dis (apart, away from each other) and associare (to gather, to unite). It translates loosely as a substance capable of evoking a loosening of associations . The term dissociative is used to… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
dissociative — 1. adjective a) removing or separating from some association It was a lonely, dissociative time in my life, when I stayed holed up in my apartment for weeks on end. b) causing dissociation The dissociative techniques separated ammonium chloride… … Wiktionary
dissociative — dis·so·cia·tive ( )dis ō s(h)ē .āt iv, shət iv adj of, relating to, or tending to produce dissociation <a dissociative chemical reaction> <hypnosis theoretically induces a dissociative state in the subject so that he or she is not aware… … Medical dictionary
dissociative — /dɪˈsoʊʃətɪv/ (say di sohshuhtiv), / ˈsoʊsiətɪv/ (say sohseeuhtiv) adjective 1. of or relating to dissociation: *Hooked up to a pokie machine a gambler would almost become hypnotised and enter a dissociative state , the court heard. –aap news,… … Australian English dictionary
dissociative — adjective see dissociation … New Collegiate Dictionary
dissociative — See dissociate. * * * … Universalium
dissociative — adj. pertaining to dissociation; pertaining to disunion, pertaining to separation; pertaining to the splitting of consciousness into disunited parts (Psychiatry) … English contemporary dictionary