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dissociate
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Definition end association with

The expression:  "dissociate with" means to publicly state one is not associated with someone or something
  • He dissociated himself from the organization.
dissociated = ended association
  • You shouldn't dissociate the woman from her votes.
  • Acids dissociate to give hydrogen ions.
  • Dissociative identity disorder is extremely rare, but yes, it's real.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • For a moment, I feel strangely dissociated from my body—I can see myself propped on the steering wheel, my body a broken wreck.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • How, then, were they dissociated?
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • And I do not dissociate myself from them.
    Winston Churchill  --  Their Finest Hour
  • He lives dissociated from mechanical time.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • And during the few minutes of passion that followed I was able to dissociate myself from the present.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Some PTSD victims go into a dissociative state if the stressor is severe enough, and if it's repeated.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • I tried to dissociate the taste of the tap water from the sight of the brains and the general odor of preservatives and disinfectants.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • When was sciolism ever dissociated from laxity?
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • We dissociate the mind from the lower levels, send it back to the womb, and let it pretend it's being born to a new life all over again.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • But the rope dragged me, wobbling and balancing, so rapidly I couldn't hope to dissociate myself from it halfway.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • Thought of Stewart dissociated itself from thought of the other cowboys.
    Zane Grey  --  The Light of Western Stars
  • This may not work for everyone; dissociating from misery may be wise.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Everybody's better than I am," Ender said, trying to dissociate himself from her contempt for the boys who would, after all, be his near bunkmates.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • Hema's thoughts became dissociated, as if they were no longer hers but instead were elegant copperplate scrolling before her in a dream.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • His mother came near, her face strangely sorrowful and brooding, incongruous somehow, dissociated completely from her task of carrying a platter of soup.
    Henry Roth  --  Call It Sleep
  • She had concluded he would never wholly dissociate himself from this West; and as he would visit it now and then, she had already begun forming plans of her own.
    Zane Grey  --  The Call of the Canyon

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