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Definition of "disengagement" [dis•en•gage•ment]

  • Release or detachment from a physical situation or other involvement. (noun)
  • The separation or release of a chemical. (noun)
  • Leisure; relief from responsibilities or onerous activities. (noun)
  • Withdrawal from combat, confrontation, or the assertion of influence. (noun)
  • Termination of an agreement to be married. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "disengagement" in a sentence
  • "Underachievement often leads to unemployment and long-term disengagement, which is a vicious cycle and it is difficult to come out from such an entrapment."
  • "Marx wrote in German “Idiotismus” rather than the usual word for idiocy, which is “Idiotie”, and probably meant it in the original Greek sense of disengagement from the public sphere rather than stupidity."
  • "Such comments from a well-respected Republican member of Congress like Sen. Hagel demonstrate how unpopular the Bush policy – and McCain strategy – of disengagement is among Americans -- even Republican."