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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.
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disaffection

(ˌdɪsəˈfɛkʃən)
n
a state of dissatisfaction or alienation: the growing disaffection between players.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disaffection - the feeling of being alienated from other peopledisaffection - 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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disaffection

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disaffection

noun
1. The act of estranging or the condition of being estranged:
2. An interruption in friendly relations:
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Translations

disaffection

[ˌdɪsəˈfekʃən] Ndescontento m, desafección f
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disaffection

[ˌdɪsəˈfɛkʃən] nmécontentement m
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disaffection

nEntfremdung f(with von)
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disaffection

[ˌdɪsəˈfɛkʃn] nmalcontento, insoddisfazione f
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References in classic literature ?
It may have been a flash of honesty in him; or mere prudential policy which, under the circumstance, imperiously forbade the slightest symptom of open disaffection, however transient, in the important chief officer of his ship.
Unless we presume at the same time that the powers of the general government will be worse administered than those of the State government, there seems to be no room for the presumption of ill-will, disaffection, or opposition in the people.
The sight of men whispering together in small knots or speaking in subdued tones points to disaffection amongst the rank and file.