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disaffect

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disaffect

  1. 1 to cause to change from friendly or loving to unfriendly or uncaring <a disaffected boyfriend was responsible for the vandalism to her home> Synonyms alien, alienate, estrange, disgruntle, sourRelated Words antagonize, embitter, envenom; aggravate, anger, enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil; break up, dissociate, disunite, divide, separate, sever, split, sunder, uncouple, unlink, unyoke; disappoint, disenchant, disillusion; annoy, bother, bug, chafe, exasperate, gall, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pique, rile, vexNear Antonyms endear, ingratiate; appease, conciliate, disarm, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiateAntonyms reconcile

  2. 2 to make discontented <the troops were disaffected by the extension of their tours of duty> Synonyms discontent, disgruntle, displease, dissatisfyRelated Words alienate, estrange; aggrieve, agitate, discompose, disquiet, disturb, perturb, upset; annoy, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve; depress, saddenNear Antonyms delight, gladden, tickle; calm, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize)Antonyms content, gratify, please, satisfy




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