detribalized

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detribalized

  1. simple past tense and past participle of detribalize

Adjective[edit]

detribalized (comparative more detribalized, superlative most detribalized)

  1. Detached from one's tribe, or from tribal traditions.
    • 1978, André Brink, Rumours of Rain, Vintage 2000, p. 272:
      “We don't belong any more, man. You're just as bloody detribalised as I am.”