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1. detachment

noun. ['dɪˈtætʃmənt, diːˈtætʃmənt'] the act of releasing from an attachment or connection.

Synonyms

  • disengagement

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • détachement (French)
  • -ment (French)

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Rhymes with Retinal Detachment

  • attachment
  • catchment

Sentences with retinal-detachment


1. Noun Phrase
A retinal detachment is when any part of the retina detaches from the back of the eye.

2. Noun Phrase
Not all cases of retinal detachment have a happy ending.

3. Noun Phrase
Many different triggers are potentially at fault for retinal detachment in the canine world.

4. Noun Phrase
If you have a retinal detachment, you will be referred to a retinal specialist for surgical repair.

2. detachment

noun. ['dɪˈtætʃmənt, diːˈtætʃmənt'] avoiding emotional involvement.

Synonyms

  • withdrawal

Antonyms

  • connectedness
  • joint

Etymology

  • détachement (French)
  • -ment (French)

3. detachment

noun. ['dɪˈtætʃmənt, diːˈtætʃmənt'] a small unit of troops of special composition.

Synonyms

  • rearguard
  • army unit
  • flanker
  • picket
  • press gang
  • provost guard
  • bodyguard

Antonyms

  • association
  • integration
  • keep
  • respect

Etymology

  • détachement (French)
  • -ment (French)

4. detachment

noun. ['dɪˈtætʃmənt, diːˈtætʃmənt'] the state of being isolated or detached.

Synonyms

  • insularism
  • insulation
  • isolation

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • détachement (French)
  • -ment (French)

5. detachment

noun. ['dɪˈtætʃmənt, diːˈtætʃmənt'] coming apart.

Synonyms

  • alteration
  • separation
  • rupture
  • breakup
  • severance
  • breach
  • change
  • modification
  • break
  • rift

Antonyms

  • deceleration
  • death
  • tightening
  • loosening

Etymology

  • détachement (French)
  • -ment (French)

6. retinal

noun. ['ˈrɛtənəl'] either of two yellow to red retinal pigments formed from rhodopsin by the action of light.

Synonyms

  • pigment
  • rhodopsin
  • visual purple
  • retinene
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