disconnection

[ dis-kuh-nek-shuh n ]
/ ˌdɪs kəˈnɛk ʃən /

noun

the act of disconnecting.
the state of being disconnected; lack of connection.

Nearby words

  1. disconformable,
  2. disconformity,
  3. discongruity,
  4. disconnect,
  5. disconnected,
  6. disconsolate,
  7. discontent,
  8. discontented,
  9. discontinuance,
  10. discontinuation

Also British, dis·con·nex·ion.

Origin of disconnection

First recorded in 1725–35; dis-1 + connection

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Word Origin and History for disconnection

disconnection

n.

1735, disconnexion; see dis- "not" + connection. Spelling disconnection attested from 1769.

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