1. emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness

Definition categories: state

2. (existentialism) a loss of personal identity; a feeling of being an anonymous cog in an impersonal social machine

Definition categories: state

3. representing a human being as a physical thing deprived of personal qualities or individuality

Similar word(s): reification

Definition categories: act, objectification

Sentences with depersonalization as a noun:

- He was in a critical state of depersonalization.

- His depersonalization causes a great deal of stress as he searches for an authentic personal identity.

- His severe depersonalization causes an aloof demeanor.