Noun Definition


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

Category: General

2.Definition: an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity

Related Noun(s):disruption

Category: General

3.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):breakdown

Category: General