Synonyms and related words:
Jim Crow, abandonment, abdication, abjuration, abjurement, abolishment, abolition, abrogation, absentation, abstraction, abulia, agreement to disagree, alienation, aloneness, aloofness, anesthesia, annulment, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apartheid, apartness, apathy, apostasy, autism, autistic thinking, avoidance mechanism, avulsion, backwardness, bashfulness, blame-shifting, blankness, boredom, cancel, canceling, cancellation, carelessness, cassation, casting away, catatonia, catatonic stupor, celibacy, cessation, chill, chilliness, clearance, cold blood, cold heart, coldheartedness, coldness, compensation, compulsion, constraint, coolness, counter-culture, countermand, counterorder, cutting out, deadpan, decampment, decompensation, defeasance, defense mechanism, dejection, demission, denial, departure, deportation, deposal, depression, deracination, dereism, dereistic thinking, desuetude, detachment, difference, disaccord, disagreement, disapprobation, disapproval, disarticulation, disassociation, disavowal, discard, disclaimer, disclamation, disconnectedness, disconnection, discontinuity, discreetness, discretion, disengagement, disentanglement, disinterest, disinterestedness, disjointing, disjunction, dislocation, disowning, disownment, disparity, dispassion, dispassionateness, displacement, disposal, disposition, dissatisfaction, dissension, dissent, dissentience, dissidence, dissociation, distance, disunion, disuse, diversity, division, divorce, divorcement, drawing, drawing out, dredging, drilling, dropping out, dullness, egress, ejection, elation, elimination, emeritus status, emotional deadness, emotional insulation, emotionalism, emotionlessness, enucleation, eradication, escape, escape into fantasy, escape mechanism, escapism, euphoria, evacuation, evolvement, evulsion, excavation, excision, exile, exit, exodus, expatriation, expression, expressionlessness, expulsion, exsection, extirpation, extraction, extrication, fallback, fantasizing, fantasy, flight, folie du doute, forced resignation, forsaking, forswearing, frigidity, frostiness, getaway, going, guardedness, heartlessness, heedlessness, hegira, hypochondria, hysteria, hysterics, iciness, immovability, impassibility, impassiveness, impassivity, impersonality, inaccessibility, incoherence, incuriosity, incuriousness, indifference, indifferentism, indifferentness, inexcitability, insensibility, insouciance, intellectual inertia, introversion, invalidation, isolation, isolationism, jettison, jettisoning, keeping apart, lack of affect, lack of feeling, lack of interest, lack of touch, leaving, lethargy, liquidation, listlessness, loneliness, loneness, lonesomeness, luxation, mania, melancholia, mental distress, mining, minority opinion, modesty, moving apart, negativism, nonagreement, nonassent, nonconcurrence, nonconformity, nonconsent, nullification, objectivity, obsession, obtuseness, opposition, ostracism, outlawing, outlawry, overcompensation, palinode, palinody, parting, partition, passing, passionlessness, pathological indecisiveness, poker face, preoccupation, pressing out, privacy, privatism, privatization, projection, psychalgia, psychomotor disturbance, psychotaxis, pullback, pulling, pulling out, pullout, purge, quarantine, quarrying, rationalization, recall, recantation, recedence, receding, recess, recession, reclusion, reculade, recusance, recusancy, regardlessness, rejection, relinquishment, remoteness, removal, renege, reneging, renouncement, renunciation, repeal, repression, repudiation, rescinding, rescindment, rescission, reserve, reservedness, resignation, resistance, restraint, reticence, reticency, retiral, retirement, retractation, retractility, retraction, retreat, retrocedence, reversal, revocation, revoke, revokement, riddance, ripping out, rustication, secession, seclusion, secrecy, segmentation, segregation, self-absorption, separateness, separation, separatism, sequestration, setting aside, severance, single blessedness, sociological adjustive reactions, solitariness, solitude, soullessness, spiritlessness, splendid isolation, squeezing out, standoffishness, stolidity, straight face, stupor, subdivision, sublimation, substitution, subtraction, superannuation, suppression, suspension, throwing overboard, tic, twitching, unaffability, unapproachability, unconcern, uncongeniality, undemonstrativeness, underground, unemotionalism, unexcitability, unexpansiveness, unfeeling, unfeelingness, unimpressibility, unimpressionableness, uninquisitiveness, uninterestedness, unmindfulness, unpassionateness, unresponsiveness, unrooting, unsaying, unsusceptibility, unsympatheticness, untouchability, uprooting, vacation, vacatur, variance, voidance, voiding, voluntary resignation, waiver, waiving, walkout, wish-fulfillment fantasy, wishful thinking, withdrawment, withdrawnness, wresting out, write-off, zoning

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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