Definition of Defusing

1. Noun. The act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb).

Exact synonyms: Deactivation
Generic synonyms: Conclusion, Ending, Termination
Antonyms: Activation
Derivative terms: Deactivate, Defuse



Definition of Defusing

1. Verb. (present participle of defuse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Defusing

1. defuse [v] - See also: defuse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defusing

defunction
defunctions
defunctive
defunctness
defuncts
defund
defunded
defunding
defunds
defurfuration
defuse
defused
defuser
defusers
defuses
defusing (current term)
defusion
defusions
defusive
defuze
defuzed
defuzes
defuzing
defuzzification
defy
defying
defyingly
defœdate
defœdated
defœdates

Literary usage of Defusing

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1. Dealing With Workplace Violence: A Guide for Agency Planners edited by Melvin Basye (1999)
"The critical incident stress defusing will generally result in one of two ... Participants receive valuable coping information during defusing that, ..."

2. Disaster Response and Recovery: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals by Diane Meyers (1996)
"Team members should check on each other's well-being and provide support Sometimes, a defusing may be all that is necessary for staff to deal with their ..."

3. Right V. Might: International Law and the Use of Force by Louis Henkin (1991)
"The principle proved useful in defusing both the 1970 crisis over the establishment of a base in Cuba to service Soviet submarines and the controversy ..."

4. Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: A Treatment edited by Anna Marsh, Sandra Clunies (1999)
"Clients should be gently and sensitively encouraged to present such issues in a group setting, thereby defusing the emotional power of the issues and ..."

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