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Related to disaffection: disentanglement
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.
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a state of dissatisfaction or alienation: the growing disaffection between players.
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|Noun||1.||disaffection - the feeling of being alienated from other people|
dislike - a feeling of aversion or antipathy; "my dislike of him was instinctive"
isolation - a feeling of being disliked and alone
|2.||disaffection - disloyalty to the government or to established authority; "the widespread disaffection of the troops"|
disloyalty - the quality of being disloyal
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noun alienation, resentment, discontent, hostility, dislike, disagreement, dissatisfaction, animosity, aversion, antagonism, antipathy, disloyalty, estrangement, ill will, repugnance, unfriendliness evidence of the people's disaffection with their leaders
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disaffection[ˌdɪsəˈfɛkʃən] n → mécontentement m
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