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disconnection

[dis-kuh-nek-shuh n] /ˌdɪs kəˈnɛk ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of disconnecting.
2.
the state of being disconnected; lack of connection.
Also, British, disconnexion.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; dis-1 + connection
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Examples for disconnection
  • It fascinated him and piqued his pride, but it also triggered an unease about the disconnection between creature and place.
  • Examines narrative as a source of connection, disconnection, and influence in our lives.
  • The ultimate disconnect for a member of a social species is to encounter disconnection.
  • As a result, the experience of disconnection left us both feeling more deeply flawed and ashamed.
  • But no click or any other sound signals the disconnection.
  • The last thing you want to come home to is a disconnection notice or unexpected late fee.
  • What compels me to write is a desire to illuminate moments of connection and disconnection between my characters.
  • One result has been a widening disconnection between public and press.
  • The leader himself-with his lady and his loyal dog-soldiers on, in an atmosphere of disconnection and illusion.
  • To qualify, customers must have recently had their service disconnected, or received a disconnection notice.
Word Origin and History for disconnection
n.

1735, disconnexion; see dis- "not" + connection. Spelling disconnection attested from 1769.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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