Obama said in terms of the pace of withdrawal, he did not anticipate any sudden changes to the plan devised with NATO.
I tried unsuccessfully to kick the pills myself and went through my worst bout of withdrawal ever.
But he made absolutely no attempt to coordinate his withdrawal with the Palestinian side.
1820s, "act of taking back," also "retraction of a statement," from withdraw + -al (2). Earlier words in the same sense were withdrawment (1640s); withdraught (mid-14c.). Meaning "removal of money from a bank, etc." is from 1861; psychological sense is from 1916; meaning "physical reaction to the cessation of an addictive substance" is from 1929 (with an isolated use from 1897; withdrawal symptoms is from 1924). As a synonym for coitus interruptus from 1889.
withdrawal with·draw·al (wĭð-drô'əl, wĭth-)
Detachment, as from social or emotional involvement.
Discontinuation of the use of an addictive substance.
The physiological and mental readjustment that accompanies such discontinuation.
A pattern of behavior, observed in schizophrenia and depression, that is characterized by a pathological retreat from interpersonal contact and social involvement and that leads to self-preoccupation.