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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WITH each successive disclosure of their policies, this Con/Dem government seem to be becoming more out of touch with each other and more detached from reality.
However even this is questionable, because it is clear that Assad is detached from reality, and this is not to mention his usual vanity in his handling of events.
The former Prime Minister added that the alliance lacks effective structure and that its decisions are coming from the top that are detached from reality.
This form of psychosis has become more prevalent where sufferers have become completely detached from reality.
THE government has become detached from reality and is damaging Ireland, Labour insisted yesterday.
Italian environment minister Stefania Prestigiacomo said the talks between environment ministers had become detached from reality, and did not reflect the positions in national capitals.
A leftist crackdown on landlords will simply stifle growth and while John Healey may present it as a route to get better quality housing, he is detached from reality on how this can be done on the ground.
Barton said: "A lot of them are so detached from reality, and there was a stage when I was like that.
obviously exhausted and detached from reality with the Government disintegrating around him".
John Beswick, a village post office owner in rural Lincolnshire, said:"Mandelson is detached from reality.
Some magistrates are so detached from reality," he said.
MEREDITH Kercher mur der suspect Amanda Knox is a pl easure seeker who is detached from reality, her Italian lover has alleged.
This is further evidence of Mr Blair's determination to bypass the courts, which he believes are cumbersome and detached from reality.
The depiction of a parent moving into depression and becoming detached from reality is disturbing, particularly when the children are forced to fend for themselves in a strange town with no support.
It's a protected lair, utterly detached from reality, where no one reads the papers or watches the news.