HyperDic: disaffection

English > 2 senses of the word disaffection:
NOUNfeelingdisaffection, alienation, estrangementthe feeling of being alienated from other people
attributedisaffectiondisloyalty to the government or to established authority
disaffection > pronunciation
Soundsdih.sahfeh'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > disaffection: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningThe feeling of being alienated from other people.
Synonymsalienation, estrangement
NarrowerisolationA feeling of being disliked and alone
BroaderdislikeA feeling of aversion or antipathy
Spanishalejamiento, alienación, desafección, desafecto, enajenación, extrañeza
Catalanalienació
Verbsdisaffectarouse hostility or indifference / indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
English > disaffection: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningdisloyalty to the government or to established authority.
Example"the widespread disaffection of the troops"
BroaderdisloyaltyThe quality of being disloyal

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