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1. separation

noun. ['ˌsɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] coming apart.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • heterozygosity
  • immaturity
  • order
  • being

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Words that Rhyme with Separation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce separation?

Pronounce separation as ˌsɛpərˈeɪʃən.

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How do you spell separation? Is it seperation ?

A common misspelling of separation is seperation

Example sentences of the word separation


1. Noun, singular or mass
You will see a separation line where the front and back halves of the monitor connect.

2. Verb, base form
Expose your dog to separation anxiety triggers.

Quotes containing the word separation


1. I never said I wanted a 'happy' life but an interesting one. From separation and loss, I have learned a lot. I have become strong and resilient, as is the case of almost every human being exposed to life and to the world. We don't even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward.
- Isabel Allende

2. Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
- Kahlil Gibran

3. I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. ... These two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.
- George Carlin

2. separation

noun. ['ˌsɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] the state of lacking unity.

Synonyms

  • disconnectedness
  • disconnection
  • separateness
  • isolation
  • disjunction
  • separate
  • disassociation
  • distinctness
  • discreteness
  • severalty
  • discontinuity
  • disjuncture

Antonyms

  • joint
  • continuity
  • association
  • union

3. separation

noun. ['ˌsɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] the distance between things.

Synonyms

  • distance
  • interval

Antonyms

  • nonexistence
  • activity
  • action

4. separation

noun. ['ˌsɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] the social act of separating or parting company.

Synonyms

  • segregation
  • group action
  • closing off
  • separationism
  • separatism
  • sequestration
  • divorce
  • divorcement
  • isolation

Antonyms

  • middle
  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning

5. separation

noun. ['ˌsɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] sorting one thing from others.

Synonyms

  • threshing
  • winnow
  • sorting
  • sifting

Antonyms

  • synthesis
  • tribalisation
  • tribalization
  • imperfection

6. separation

noun. ['ˌsɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] the act of dividing or disconnecting.

Synonyms

  • disengagement
  • disjunction
  • detachment
  • division
  • sectionalisation
  • disconnection
  • tear
  • secession
  • divergence
  • partitioning
  • sectionalization
  • withdrawal
  • avulsion
  • segmentation
  • change of integrity
  • remotion
  • divergency
  • disunion
  • partition
  • dissociation

Antonyms

  • contamination
  • coherence
  • Cryptogamia
  • Phanerogamae

7. separation

noun. ['ˌsɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] the termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal).

Synonyms

  • result
  • outcome
  • resultant
  • termination

Antonyms

  • unemployment
  • maturity
  • motion
  • inaction

8. separation

noun. ['ˌsɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order).

Synonyms

  • surcease
  • legal separation

Antonyms

  • laugh
  • sameness
  • convergence

9. separation

noun. ['ˌsɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] the space where a division or parting occurs.

Antonyms

  • nonbeing
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