Religiously speaking, detachment is not so much a form of aloofness or disengagement as it is a loving embrace of, and renewed fascination with the world - from a position of critical, even ironic distance. As counseled in The Bhagavad-Gita, the religiously detached person renounces the fruits of his actions without renouncing action itself. See: ACEDIA, APATHETIC, INDIFFERENT, NONCHALANT, WAITING FOR GODOT.
once reserved to describe houses, the word was given psychiatric overtones when Downing Street spin doctor Alastair Campbell told journalists that Peter Mandelson was "curiously detached" while explaining his role in the Hinduja passport row. "There are things that Peter can't explain, can't explain even to himself." Phoenix escaped the flames
A child separating or freeing himself/herself from the emotional dependency of others such as a parent or caregiver.(his/her mind/emotion, none) (not, taking it upon oneself)