noun. representing a human being as a physical thing deprived of personal qualities or individuality.
- mental health
noun. emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness.
- depersonalisation disorder
- depersonalization neurosis
- dissociative disorder
- depersonalization disorder
noun. (existentialism) a loss of personal identity; a feeling of being an anonymous cog in an impersonal social machine.
- mental state
- psychological condition
- mental condition
Example sentences of the word depersonalization
1. Noun, singular or mass
According to a 1997 article published in the "American Journal of Psychiatry," nearly half of a group of college students experienced some form of depersonalization over the course of a year.