disconnection

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dis- +‎ connection

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disconnection (plural disconnections)

  1. Severance of a physical connection.
    The disconnection of the power cable shut down all the computers.
  2. Unexpected termination of a telephone connection.
    A sudden disconnection cut me off in mid-phrase.
  3. Absence of rapport; the nonexistence of, or a breakdown of, effective communication.
    There was a hopeless disconnection between the weary, old teacher and the spirited, young students.

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  • disconnection” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.