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Definition of Dislocation

Dislocation

  1. The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced.
  2. The displacement of parts of rocks or portions of strata from the situation which they originally occupied. Slips, faults, and the like, are dislocations.
  3. The act of dislocating, or putting out of joint; also, the condition of being thus displaced.

Dislocation Quotations

What I love about the stories of the Great Migration is that this is not ancient history; this is living history. Most people of color can find someone in their own family who had experienced a migration of some kind, knowing the sense of dislocation, longing and fortitude.
Isabel Wilkerson

I believe in social dislocation and creative trouble.
Bayard Rustin

People say free trade causes dislocation. In actual fact, it's the lowering of trade barriers that causes the dislocation.
P. J. O'Rourke

I think, as an actor, you're always traveling. There's a sense of dislocation sometimes from home.
Felicity Jones

Ringside seats mean you hear the breaking of ribs, the splattered cartilage of what was once the boxer's nose, the dislocation of the jaw, the horrifying 'ugggh' that the boxer utters milliseconds after receiving a crushing left hook to the solar plexus or kidneys or head.
Dan Hill
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Dislocation Translations

dislocation in German is Versetzung (eines Halbl.)
dislocation in Norwegian is forvridning
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