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Definition of "dissociative" [dis•so•ci•a•tive]

  • Removing or separating from some association (adjective)
  • Causing dissociation (adjective)
  • Related to or caused by dissociation or dissociative disorders (adjective)
  • A dissociative drug (noun)

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Use "dissociative" in a sentence
  • "BETHANY MARSHALL, PSYCHOANALYST: Well, I think such a brutal sex assault at this early age really paves the way for what we call the dissociative disorders."
  • "The concept of “repressed memory,” known by the diagnostic term dissociative amnesia, has long fueled controversy in psychiatry."
  • "Pope of Harvard Medical School, recently argued that the psychiatric disorder known as dissociative amnesia often called repressed memory"