disaffected

adjective dis·af·fect·ed

Definition of disaffected

  1. :  discontented and resentful especially against authority :  rebellious disaffected youth

Examples of disaffected in a Sentence

  1. The troops had become disaffected.

  2. Both political parties are looking for ways to regain the trust of disaffected voters.

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First Known Use of disaffected

1632


DISAFFECTED Defined for English Language Learners

disaffected

adjective

Definition of disaffected for English Language Learners

  • : no longer happy and willing to support a leader, government, etc.



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