disaffect


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dis·af·fect

 (dĭs′ə-fĕkt′)
tr.v. dis·af·fect·ed, dis·af·fect·ing, dis·af·fects
To cause to lose affection or loyalty: The king's actions disaffected the colonists.

dis′af·fec′tion n.

disaffect

(ˌdɪsəˈfɛkt)
vb
(tr; often passive) to cause to lose loyalty or affection; alienate
ˌdisafˈfectedly adv
ˌdisafˈfectedness n

dis•af•fect

(ˌdɪs əˈfɛkt)

v.t. -fect•ed, -fect•ing.
to alienate the affection, sympathy, or support of; make discontented or disloyal.
[1615–25]
dis`af•fec′tion (-ʃən) n.
syn: See estrange.

disaffect


Past participle: disaffected
Gerund: disaffecting

Imperative
disaffect
disaffect
Present
I disaffect
you disaffect
he/she/it disaffects
we disaffect
you disaffect
they disaffect
Preterite
I disaffected
you disaffected
he/she/it disaffected
we disaffected
you disaffected
they disaffected
Present Continuous
I am disaffecting
you are disaffecting
he/she/it is disaffecting
we are disaffecting
you are disaffecting
they are disaffecting
Present Perfect
I have disaffected
you have disaffected
he/she/it has disaffected
we have disaffected
you have disaffected
they have disaffected
Past Continuous
I was disaffecting
you were disaffecting
he/she/it was disaffecting
we were disaffecting
you were disaffecting
they were disaffecting
Past Perfect
I had disaffected
you had disaffected
he/she/it had disaffected
we had disaffected
you had disaffected
they had disaffected
Future
I will disaffect
you will disaffect
he/she/it will disaffect
we will disaffect
you will disaffect
they will disaffect
Future Perfect
I will have disaffected
you will have disaffected
he/she/it will have disaffected
we will have disaffected
you will have disaffected
they will have disaffected
Future Continuous
I will be disaffecting
you will be disaffecting
he/she/it will be disaffecting
we will be disaffecting
you will be disaffecting
they will be disaffecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disaffecting
you have been disaffecting
he/she/it has been disaffecting
we have been disaffecting
you have been disaffecting
they have been disaffecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disaffecting
you will have been disaffecting
he/she/it will have been disaffecting
we will have been disaffecting
you will have been disaffecting
they will have been disaffecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disaffecting
you had been disaffecting
he/she/it had been disaffecting
we had been disaffecting
you had been disaffecting
they had been disaffecting
Conditional
I would disaffect
you would disaffect
he/she/it would disaffect
we would disaffect
you would disaffect
they would disaffect
Past Conditional
I would have disaffected
you would have disaffected
he/she/it would have disaffected
we would have disaffected
you would have disaffected
they would have disaffected
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disaffect - arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendlinessdisaffect - arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness; "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
drift apart, drift away - lose personal contact over time; "The two women, who had been roommates in college, drifted apart after they got married"
wean - detach the affections of

disaffect

verb
To make distant, hostile, or unsympathetic:
Idiom: set at odds.
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