- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. separation, isolation, disjunction; preoccupation, aloofness, abstraction; part; detail. See inattention, combatant. Ant., interest, concern, attachment.II(Roget's IV) n.1. [Indifference]Syn. aloofness, impartiality, coolness, unconcern; see indifference 1 .2. [A small body of troops]III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.objectivity, aloofness, unconcern, impartiality, indifference, remoteness, neutrality, isolation.ANT.: interest, partiality, biasIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act or process of detaching: disconnection, disengagement, separation, uncoupling. See ASSEMBLE. 2. The act or an instance of separating one thing from another: disjunction, disjuncture, disseverance, disseverment, disunion, division, divorce, divorcement, parting, partition, separation, severance, split. See ASSEMBLE, PART. 3. Dissociation from one's surroundings or worldly affairs: aloofness, distance, remoteness. See ATTITUDE, CONCERN, INCLUDE, NEAR. 4. The quality or state of being just and unbiased: disinterest, disinterestedness, dispassion, dispassionateness, equitableness, fair-mindedness, fairness, impartiality, impartialness, justice, justness, nonpartisanship, objectiveness, objectivity. See FAIR. 5. A group of people organized for a particular purpose: body, corps, crew, force, gang, team, unit. See GROUP. 6. A unit of troops on special assignment: detail. See GROUP.
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