2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Disengagement \Dis'en*gage"ment\, noun [Pref. dis- + engagement: cf. F. d['e]sengagement.]

1. The act of disengaging or setting free, or the state of being disengaged.

It is easy to render this disengagement of caloric and light evident to the senses. --Transl. of Lavoisier.

A disengagement from earthly trammels. --Sir W. Jones.

2. Freedom from engrossing occupation; leisure.

Disengagement is absolutely necessary to enjoyment. --Bp. Butler.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: the act of releasing from an attachment or connection [syn: {detachment}, {disengagement}]

2: to break off a military action with an enemy [syn: {disengagement}, {fallback}, {pullout}]

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