One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they were both unattached and deeply attracted to one another’
unmarried, single, unwed, unwedded
wifeless, husbandless, spouseless, partnerless, without a husband, without a partner, without a wife
with no ties, uncommitted, free, available, footloose and fancy free, not going out with anyone, on one's own, by oneself, unescorted, lone, on the shelf, unloved
separated, divorced, widowed
attached, married, engaged, spoken for
2‘most of the runners were local people unattached to any organization’
unaffiliated, unallied, uncommitted
unassociated with, independent of
autonomous, non-aligned, self-governing, self-ruling, non-partisan, neutral, separate, unconnected, individual, distinct, detached
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