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Definition of Disengagement

Disengagement

  1. The act of disengaging or setting free, or the state of being disengaged.
  2. Freedom from engrossing occupation; leisure.

Disengagement Quotations

I think we too often make choices based on the safety of cynicism, and what we're lead to is a life not fully lived. Cynicism is fear, and it's worse than fear - it's active disengagement.
Ken Burns

Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism. Destructive conduct is made personally and socially acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends. This is why most appeals against violent means usually fall on deaf ears.
Albert Bandura

Fear invariably and universally induces disengagement, and disengagement is negative division of labor.
Alan Greenspan

Guilt is just as powerful, but its influence is positive, while shame's is destructive. Shame erodes our courage and fuels disengagement.
Brene Brown

The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of disengagement and flight, but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps, of disappointments, and of sweet success.
Roy Wilkins
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