He could mimic printed text with alarming accuracy and dissociate the shapes and lines from their inherent meanings.
"I became, if I may go express it, dissociate from Bedford," he writes.
That is, theoretically we may ascribe them to God, but practically we dissociate Him from them.
But if it is the truth, as I expect to establish it, then you must dissociate yourself from him, Ralph.
From that lack of confidence he would like at once to dissociate himself.
It is difficult, at least, to dissociate those ceremonies from the ritual of first-fruits.
It is true, he has renounced that folly; but it is not so easy to dissociate him from the recollection.
Generally upon such occasions, although he saw his watcher, he could not dissociate him from the dream, and went raving on.
He does not yet know enough about the matter to dissociate the player from the part.
We look with prejudice on the stranger whom we dissociate, and receive with prestige the stranger who is dissociated.
1610s (implied in dissociated), from Latin dissociatus, past participle of dissociare "to separate from companionship, disunite, set at variance," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + sociare "to join," from socius "companion" (see social (adj.)). Attested from 1540s as a past participle adjective meaning "separated."