dissociable

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj dissociable capable of being divided or dissociated; "often drugs and crime are not dissociable","the siamese twins were not considered separable","a song...never conceived of as severable from the melody"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dissociable Having a tendency to dissolve social connections; unsuitable to society; unsociable.
    • Dissociable Not well associated or assorted; incongruous. "They came in two and two, though matched in the most dissociable manner."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dissociable Not well associated, united, or assorted; not sociable; incongruous; not reconcilable.
    • dissociable Capable of being dissociated.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Dissociable not sociable: ill associated: incongruous: capable of being dissociated
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. dissociabilis, fr. dissociare,: cf. F. dissociable,. See Dissociate
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. dissociāre, -ātumdis, asunder, sociāre, to unite.

Usage

In literature:

These must be unloosed and dissociated from the higher elements.
"Natural Law in the Spiritual World" by Henry Drummond
In the first place, so far as I can judge, it is almost impossible to dissociate the origin of the temple from Sibylline influence.
"The Religious Experience of the Roman People" by W. Warde Fowler
Hypnotism represents an extreme but temporary form of dissociation of the memories, artificially produced.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
But, happily for him, the dissociation never became complete.
"Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters" by H. Addington Bruce
It swept toward the dome and dissociated into a myriad specks which were aircraft.
"Invasion" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
You have just seen me untie the knot, dissociate the electrons, or what you will.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
What often happens is that these psychotic affects appear but incompletely, often in dissociated manifestations.
"Benign Stupors" by August Hoch
The muscles at this point are friable, spongy, and of a uniform brownish tint, dissociated by gas and with a blood-tinged exudate.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
But, in practice, the utterance of emotions can hardly be dissociated from the assertion of principles.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
It is hard to dissociate oneself from the fine things to which one aspires.
"The Passionate Friends" by Herbert George Wells
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In news:

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Reexperiencing/Hyperaroused and Dissociative States in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
Dissociative Fugue and Other Ailments.
Although both politicians are members of the same party, the Senator is trying to dissociate herself from the unpopular governor.
The Dissociation Between Door-to-Balloon Time Improvement and Improvements in Other Acute Myocardial Infarction Care Processes and Patient Outcomes.
Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder).
The job involves producing rat litters, dissociating the neurons from their brains, getting the sensors into a lentivirus delivery system, growing the cells, and using a powerful microscope to image all of them.
The Latest on Dissociative Identity Disorder ( Multiple Personality Disorder).
Dissociative Identity Disorder ( Multiple Personality Disorder).
Reexperiencing/Hyperaroused and Dissociative States in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder .
John Biever, Maryann Karinch write book on dissociative disorder.
The LCMS-8040 achieves high sensitivity by reengineering ion optics and collision cell technology, which can result in higher ion transmission and collision-induced dissociation efficiency.
He told police he smoked the pot but had not taken the mushrooms, which he described as "dissociative," according to the criminal complaint against him.
While it might have helped you in a time of trauma, as an adult your recovery is about growing into healthier and stronger coping skills than mere dissociation.
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In science:

In this study, the additional heat capacity which appear during the water dissociation of the proteins that are one of the soft materials, have been considered by the statistical mechanical methods.
Investigation of the Heat Capacities of Proteins by Statistical Mechanical Methods
To bring up the hydration effect during the folding and unfolding of the proteins the physical properties of the apolar dissociation have been used.
Investigation of the Heat Capacities of Proteins by Statistical Mechanical Methods
Photo-dissociation regions at the edge of molecular clouds illuminated by bright stars are unique targets for the study of the interaction of stellar ultraviolet radiation with dense gas.
Density structure of the Horsehead nebula photo-dissociation region
Such interactions ionize and dissociate molecules and heat the gas.
Density structure of the Horsehead nebula photo-dissociation region
The effects of a moving ionization front become very important for the PDR structure if the timescale for H2 to flow across the PDR is smaller than the timescale for H2 photodissociation, leading to the merging of the dissociation front with the ionization front.
Density structure of the Horsehead nebula photo-dissociation region
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