[dis-kuh-nek-shuh n]


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

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

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

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