From Latin dissociat- (from dissociare, from dis- + sociare) + -ive
- removing or separating from some association
- It was a lonely, dissociative time in my life, when I stayed holed up in my apartment for weeks on end.
- causing dissociation
- (psychology) related to or caused by dissociation or dissociative disorders
- He had to take a few weeks off school after a dissociative episode.
dissociative (plural dissociatives)
- a dissociative drug
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