Student Thesaurus

One entry found for detachment.
Entry Word: detachment
Function: noun
Text: 1 lack of favoritism toward one side or another <the judge showed great detachment when deciding the controversial case>
Synonyms disinterestedness, impartiality, neutrality, objectivity
Related Words equitableness, fairness; apathy, indifference, unconcern; broad-mindedness, open-mindedness, tolerance
Near Antonyms chauvinism, nepotism; subjectivity; bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; preconception, prejudgment
Antonyms bias, favor, favoritism, one-sidedness, partiality, partisanship, prejudice
2 a small military unit with a special task or function <the general sent a detachment ahead to scout the enemy's position>
Synonyms detail
Related Words commando, firing squad, paratroops, patrol, picket; battalion, command, company, corps, division, platoon, regiment, squad, troop, wing