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Definition of Attachment

Attachment

  1. The act attaching, or state of being attached; close adherence or affection; fidelity; regard; an/ passion of affection that binds a person; as, an attachment to a friend, or to a party.
  2. That by which one thing is attached to another; connection; as, to cut the attachments of a muscle.
  3. Something attached; some adjunct attached to an instrument, machine, or other object; as, a sewing machine attachment (i. e., a device attached to a sewing machine to enable it to do special work, as tucking, etc.).
  4. A seizure or taking into custody by virtue of a legal process.
  5. The writ or percept commanding such seizure or taking.

Attachment Quotations

He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.
Chanakya

To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.
Ramakrishna

The biggest barrier to dealing with climate change is us: our own attachment to habits that are hard to shift, and our great ability to park or ignore uncomfortable choices.
Geoff Mulgan

Keep in mind that to avoid loneliness, many people need both a social circle and an intimate attachment. Having just one of two may still leave you feeling lonely.
Gretchen Rubin

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Thomas Jefferson
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Attachment Translations

attachment in Dutch is aanhechting
attachment in French is fortification, attachement
attachment in Italian is attinenza, fortificazione
attachment in Spanish is afectuosidad, atadura, fijacion

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