Examples of disaffected in a Sentence
The troops had become disaffected.
Both political parties are looking for ways to regain the trust of disaffected voters.
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All this says that citizens are more disaffected and populism has greater appeal than many analysts have recognized.
There’s one very compelling reason to be wary of this pursuit of disaffected suburban Republicans: Hillary Clinton tried it last year.
In important cities on both sides of the Atlantic and unimportant ones that happen to have a large disaffected population of Muslims, Islamist terrorism and a sense of danger to public spaces is being added as a new feature of the Christmas season.
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, then Russia’s third-richest man, had a similar impact as a newcomer in 2012, gaining support from people disaffected by Putin, particularly in Moscow, while finishing a distant third with 8 percent.
Consequently, politicians take positions that motivate people to vote, and that usually means appealing to the disaffected, not the centrist, voter.
Look Ahead America, a group of veterans of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, plans to spend the homestretch nudging disaffected, rural, blue-collar Virginians to the polls.
Making officers responsible for clearly reckless decisions would also go a long way toward repairing relations between law enforcement and disaffected communities—which, in turn, could improve public safety.
This is bad for all Californians because disaffected Latino voters are ultimately stalled from assimilating into a broader society, as Italian and Irish immigrants did generations ago.
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Definition of disaffected for English Language Learners
: no longer happy and willing to support a leader, government, etc.
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