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How to sign: being or feeling set or kept apart from others
"she felt detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-apart feeling";
How to sign: showing lack of emotional involvement
"adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman; "she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive"; "an uninvolved bystander";
How to sign: used of buildings; standing apart from others
"detached houses"; "a detached garage";