disengaged

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From disengage +‎ -ed.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

disengaged

  1. simple past tense and past participle of disengage

Adjective[edit]

disengaged (comparative more disengaged, superlative most disengaged)

  1. Unconnected; detached.
  2. (dated) Not (socially) engaged; available, free.
    • 1890, Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Vintage 2007, p. 40:
      ‘You must come and dine with us some night. Tuesday? Are you disengaged Tuesday?’