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Separate or disunite:‘they asked that their parish be disjoined from Lewis and added to Harris’
unfasten, unbutton, unhook, untie, unlaceView synonyms
- ‘Or, as Wilber himself puts it: ‘We are working with demonstrably broken maps - ones that are partial, fragmented, disjoined, and inadequate.’’
- ‘This may sound obvious, but some interviews are a disjoined bunch of questions that leave obvious follow-up points hanging in the air.’
- ‘The fourth chromosomes often disjoin slightly before the other bivalents.’
- ‘The state does not destroy our books; the university disjoins them.’
- ‘Secrecy internalizes time and so fixes it in such a way that it disjoins with the present.’
- ‘However, if you disjoin consumption and expenditure behavior from income and revenue behavior, interesting effects can occur.’
- ‘God's being is not a static reality from which we are disjoined, something we can admire only from afar like the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.’
- ‘According to Feldstein, white and black motherhood fractured in the 1960s, as racial liberalism and gender conservatism disjoined.’
- ‘What is known through postmemory is only ever realized in the disjunction between the time of the event's conception and its disjoined retelling.’
- ‘That's an example of a type of science that is fully on the level of particle physics and string theory intellectually but is quite disjoined from them.’
- ‘All other readers are disjoined from the writer's individual experience.’
- ‘It is not unrelated to our disjoining sex from holiness.’
- ‘‘Hold still,’ she said as she readied herself to put the disjoined joint back into place.’
- ‘Or, certain theological assertions are stated, completely disjoined from their congregational, ethical implications.’
- ‘"The notion that the territories of the Commonwealth are disjoined from the one federal union is unpersuasive to me, " Justice Kirby said.’
- ‘The most obvious hybrid views simply conjoin or disjoin the probability and process views.’
- ‘Having earlier looked back to see herself as a discord, Jane now directly disjoins the reader's senses.’
- ‘Hence, many of the Surrealist images disjoin scenes of beauty delimited by the intrusion of an otherworldly ‘thing’.’
- ‘Their implications would be only an embarrassing distraction, oddly disjoined from the prevailing paths of technical investigation.’
- ‘The Territories are not disjoined; they are not satellites of the Commonwealth.’
Late Middle English: from Old French desjoindre, from Latin disjungere, from dis- (expressing reversal) + jungere to join.
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