What is another word for dislocations?

Pronunciation: [dɪslə͡ʊkˈe͡ɪʃənz] (IPA)

Dislocation is a term used to describe the displacement of something from its natural position. There are several synonyms for the word dislocation which may be used interchangeably depending on the context of the sentence. Some synonyms for dislocation include displacement, relocation, misalignment, shift, unrest, upheaval, and disruption. In medicine, there are various types of dislocations such as shoulder dislocation, hip dislocation, and knee dislocation. Dislocations can also occur in social situations such as political or economic dislocation. In summary, dislocations are sometimes inevitable but can be addressed through proper management before they escalate into more significant problems.

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Usage examples for Dislocations

With this one exception dislocations in the ox occurring independently of other complications are rare.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
By the testimony of Sandys' own brother, though this testimony may not have been immediately available to his enemies, another 500 colonists had died before the year was out as a result of the dislocations occasioned by the massacre, and as a result of the failure of the company to send enough aid.
"The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624"
Wesley Frank Craven
Powerful dislocations can often be followed for many miles across a country, running in a more or less linear direction.
James Geikie

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