Synonyms of dislocation


1. dislocation, disruption, interruption, break

usage: an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity

2. dislocation, breakdown, disruption, perturbation

usage: the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue; "the social dislocations resulting from government policies"; "his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London"

3. dislocation, injury, hurt, harm, trauma

usage: a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)

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