verb dis·af·fect \ˌdis-ə-ˈfekt\

Definition of DISAFFECT

transitive verb
:  to alienate the affection or loyalty of; also :  to fill with discontent and unrest
dis·af·fec·tion \-ˈfek-shən\ noun

Examples of DISAFFECT

  1. <a disaffected boyfriend was responsible for the vandalism to her home>
  2. <the troops were disaffected by the extension of their tours of duty>

First Known Use of DISAFFECT



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May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
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