depersonalization

Definitions of depersonalization
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n representing a human being as a physical thing deprived of personal qualities or individuality

Synonyms:
depersonalisation, reification
Type of:
objectification
the act of representing an abstraction as a physical thing

n emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness

Synonyms:
depersonalisation, depersonalisation disorder, depersonalisation neurosis, depersonalization disorder, depersonalization neurosis
Type of:
dissociative disorder
dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down

n (existentialism) a loss of personal identity; a feeling of being an anonymous cog in an impersonal social machine

Synonyms:
depersonalisation
Type of:
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state
(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic

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