detached from reality

detached from reality

Psychologically, emotionally, or intellectually separated from the outside world or from realistic, logical thought. When my mental illness was at its worst, I became completely detached from reality. The council's plan to build an interstate through the middle of town is just nonsense, it's completely detached from reality!
See also: detached, reality
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While many parents are counting the cost as they are faced with shelling out for the September return to school, Harrods have been accused of being detached from reality with the pricey alternative to uniform.
He came up with a plan that is completely detached from reality since no economic proposal can succeed without a political framework, and it is difficult to achieve any political vision without an economic dimension.
Hindi po ito from the point of view of a professor who is detached from reality (they are the ones carrying out the projects.
This information is completely "unfounded." Groups in the camp are behind such videos with the aim of propagating false rumors that are detached from reality and used to cover their crimes there, which the Jordanian army does not enter at all, affirmed the statement.
And despite the lies being spread and despite the claims of many that I have been detached from reality, the truth is that pressure was being put on the MPs and that pressure came from the government.
But Stirling SNP MSP Bruce Crawford said that Mr Stewart's assertions were not backed up by facts and accused his party of being "completely detached from reality on justice and crime."
They struggle in poverty while the politicians who could change their lives live in a Westminster bubble, detached from reality.
A leading light of the PPP, who had long held the seat of the Opposition Leader in the Lower House termed the speech as 'childish' and detached from reality, while a PML N leader from Lahore ridiculed its contents in his typical manner.
Or does it mark the demise of meaningful communication and keep you detached from reality? Let us know in the comments.
The Australian Foreign Minister's farcical claim that this action advances peace provides further evidence of how detached from reality and international law this position is," he added.
To think about focusing money on expanding selection shows how detached from reality the Government are."
all too often, seniors allow their isolation to turn them into hermits detached from reality and end up like pompous preachers who know little about real life.
The newspaper's Editor-in-chief Emad El-Din Hussein wrote about those "surprised" by a lack of Arab condemnation of the strikes, saying they were detached from reality. To Hussein, everyone is guilty, from Iran to Al-Assad to Russia to Washington.
For economic experts to sweepingly conclude that these families do not need state support for their children's college education is to be lamentably detached from reality. These families are able to send their children to state colleges, not because they can afford to, but because they manage to obtain loans to pay for their children's tuition and living expenses.
Evidently written in ideological blindness detached from reality, this statement will have no other effect than tarnishing the reputation of the Portuguese Parliament.