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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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.
The middle class fled for the suburbs, while the city’s pissed-off, disaffected youths squatted downtown and formed punk bands, distilling their rebellious views in blasts of sound aimed at the establishment.
That’s the late junk maven William S. Burroughs from Naked Lunch, a book every disaffected teenager started reading 20 times but failed to finish even once.
Neither Yoshimi or Itsuko played a role, however, in the political violence on Hokkaido carried out by radical members of Japanese counterculture, a movement with analogs across the globe—disaffected youth pissed off at the political status quo.
The play’s themes are both timely and timeless, illuminating the thorny topics of Confederate history in the United States and ISIS attacks in Europe, and the appeal of extremist causes to disaffected young men.
As any disaffected, artistically inclined teen can testify, finding your own thoughts and passions mirrored by intellectual greats from the past is a nice ego boost to counter that perpetual self-doubt and flagellation.
In these moments, Trump has always retreated back to what got him here: ginning up the grievances of a disaffected white base while cloaking himself in a crude patriotism.
Trump's rise among the disaffected is more complicated than race.
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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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