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  • Two of the men reported severe dissociative trance like states during which violent and bizarre behavior was seen, while the other two reported less severe, and perhaps less well-organized, amnesiac episodes.†   (source)
  • Once, a client who'd been abused had dissociated so massively that Lacy was worried she would not be able to reach her again and bring her back in time to push.†   (source)
  • And during the few minutes of passion that followed I was able to dissociate myself from the present.†   (source)
  • He had called her the icebound heiress of all the ages, and she had worked very hard to prove him wrong and to dissociate herself, in his mind, from those who wielded the knout of power.†   (source)
  • Hema's thoughts became dissociated, as if they were no longer hers but instead were elegant copperplate scrolling before her in a dream.†   (source)
  • Dissociative identity disorder is extremely rare, but yes, it's real.†   (source)
  • This may not work for everyone; dissociating from misery may be wise.†   (source)
  • Some PTSD victims go into a dissociative state if the stressor is severe enough, and if it's repeated.†   (source)
  • All except for Dr. Blobb and his servant, who had dissociated themselves from the hassle at the very outset, proclaimed in loud voices that they were British subjects, and even from time to time "ventured to sing certain of the more improving of our Church hymns."†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Acids dissociate to give hydrogen ions.
  • Peter could have been dissociating for several hours.†   (source)
  • 'I thought Peter was in a dissociated state,' she said.†   (source)
  • In fact, I can't think of clearer proof that Peter was still dissociating at that moment.†   (source)
  • Suddenly I wanted to dissociate myself from Joan completely.†   (source)
  • Dissociative identity disorder wasn't even in her dictionary, let alone on her radar.†   (source)
  • No. I believe that he was in a dissociative state.†   (source)
  • In your opinion, when did Peter's dissociative state end?†   (source)
  • Do you mean that a person in a dissociative state could drive a car?†   (source)
  • In your opinion, when did Peter slip into this dissociative state?†   (source)
  • The men themselves, they wrote, were puzzled as to why they killed their victims, who were relatively unknown to them, and in each instance the murderer appears to have lapsed into a dreamlike dissociative trance from which he awakened to "suddenly discover" himself assaulting his victim.†   (source)
  • Dissociative identity disorder.†   (source)
  • The email triggered a dissociative state, and when he went to Sterling High and fired shots, he was completely unaware of what he was doing.†   (source)
  • How long can a dissociative state last?†   (source)
  • Did you find any corroborative points that helped you diagnose the dissociative state Peter went into on March sixth?†   (source)
  • I pull up old files by accident on my computer all the time,' Jordan said, 'but I don't go into a dissociative state.†   (source)
  • You also testified, Doctor, that this dissociative state of Peter's ended when Detective Ducharme began to ask him questions at the police station, correct?†   (source)
  • I suppose it would be possible" 'You also said, Doctor, that reading an email the morning of March sixth is what put Peter into a dissociative state, one strong enough to last through Peter's entire killing spree at Sterling High-'†   (source)
  • He lives dissociated from mechanical time.†   (source)
  • His mother came near, her face strangely sorrowful and brooding, incongruous somehow, dissociated completely from her task of carrying a platter of soup.†   (source)
  • It's like they touch us, not with sight or sense, but like the stream from a hose touches you, the stream at the instant of impact as dissociated from the nozzle as though it had never been there.†   (source)
  • Just now (but this cannot last, she thought, dissociating herself from the moment while they were all talking about boots) just now she had reached security; she hovered like a hawk suspended; like a flag floated in an element of joy which filled every nerve of her body fully and sweetly, not noisily, solemnly rather, for it arose, she thought, looking at them all eating there, from husband and children and friends; all of which rising in this profound stillness (she was helping…†   (source)
  • Thought of Stewart dissociated itself from thought of the other cowboys.†   (source)
  • When was sciolism ever dissociated from laxity?†   (source)
  • How, then, were they dissociated?†   (source)
  • The sight of the little madeleine had recalled nothing to my mind before I tasted it; perhaps because I had so often seen such things in the interval, without tasting them, on the trays in pastry-cooks' windows, that their image had dissociated itself from those Combray days to take its place among others more recent; perhaps because of those memories, so long abandoned and put out of mind, nothing now survived, everything was scattered; the forms of things, including that of the…†   (source)
  • But he had a vague consciousness of one thing, though it was not clear to him till later; that his original Tess had spiritually ceased to recognize the body before him as hers—allowing it to drift, like a corpse upon the current, in a direction dissociated from its living will.†   (source)
  • Tess listlessly lent a hand, and in a quarter of an hour the old four-post bedstead was dissociated from the heap of goods, and erected under the south wall of the church, the part of the building known as the d'Urberville Aisle, beneath which the huge vaults lay.†   (source)
  • The latter was the eternal, living principle or soul in him; and in sleep, being for the time dissociated from the characterizing mind, which at other times employed it for its outer vehicle or agent, it spontaneously sought escape from the scorching contiguity of the frantic thing, of which, for the time, it was no longer an integral.†   (source)
  • "For gracious sake say something else besides 'indeed,' or you'll fidget me to death," said Miss Pross: whose character (dissociated from stature) was shortness.†   (source)
  • Monseigneur, as a class, had dissociated himself from the phenomenon of his not being appreciated: of his being so little wanted in France, as to incur considerable danger of receiving his dismissal from it, and this life together.†   (source)
  • And I do not dissociate myself from them.†   (source)
  • A difficulty of arranging their lips in this crude exposure to public scrutiny, an inability to balance their heads, and to dissociate self-consciousness from their features, was apparent in them, and showed that they were genuine country girls, unaccustomed to many eyes.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • He could scarcely dissociate them from the present, for the bitter-sweet smell of tree and bush, the almost inaudible sigh of breeze, the opening and shutting of the great white stars in the blue dome, the silence, the sense of the invisible void beneath him—all were thought-provoking parts of that past of which nothing could ever be forgotten.†   (source)
  • As he knew that her one prolonged absence, every year, was in August and September, he had abundant opportunity, several months in advance, to dissociate from it the grim picture of her absence throughout Eternity which was lodged in him by anticipation, and which, consisting of days closely akin to the days through which he was then passing, floated in a cold transparency in his mind, which it saddened and depressed, though without causing him any intolerable pain.†   (source)
  • Mr. Wopsle had greatly alarmed me more than once, by his blowing and hard breathing; but I knew the sounds by this time, and could dissociate them from the object of pursuit.†   (source)
  • As she still stood looking fixedly at me, a twitching or throbbing, from which I could not dissociate the idea of pain, came into that cruel mark; and lifted up the corner of her lip as if with scorn, or with a pity that despised its object.†   (source)
  • Truly it was impossible to dissociate her presence from all those wretched hankerings after money and gentility that had disturbed my boyhood, —from all those ill-regulated aspirations that had first made me ashamed of home and Joe,—from all those visions that had raised her face in the glowing fire, struck it out of the iron on the anvil, extracted it from the darkness of night to look in at the wooden window of the forge, and flit away.†   (source)
  • …and States, because they are not parts of one and the same congregation, they need not any other sentence to keep them from keeping company with the State Excommunicate: for the very Institution, as it uniteth many men into one Community; so it dissociateth one Community from another: so that Excommunication is not needfull for keeping Kings and States asunder; nor has any further effect then is in the nature of Policy it selfe; unlesse it be to instigate Princes to warre upon one…†   (source)
    standard suffix: Today, the suffix "-th" is replaced by "-s", so that where they said "She dissociateth" in older English, today we say "She dissociates."
  • [1] Empedocles taught, as Dante may have learned from Aristotle, that Love and Hate were the forces by which the elements of which the world is composed were united and dissociated.†   (source)
  • It may seem strange to some man, that has not well weighed these things; that Nature should thus dissociate, and render men apt to invade, and destroy one another: and he may therefore, not trusting to this Inference, made from the Passions, desire perhaps to have the same confirmed by Experience.†   (source)
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