Origin of disaffected
verb (used with object)
Origin of disaffect
Synonyms for disaffect
Examples from the Web for disaffected
Contemporary Examples of disaffected
It rapidly incorporated military equipment and skills from disaffected units of the Iraqi army.How a Real Air War Could Demolish ISIS
August 23, 2014
But Patterson said that at the moment he is not directly appealing to disaffected Tea Partiers.Will Tea Partiers Sink Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky Senate Reelection Bid?
August 4, 2014
And their message was one tailored to the disaffected young descendants of Muslim immigrants in Europe.ISIS’s Black Flags Are Flying in Europe
Nadette De Visser
July 28, 2014
It was illegal to hold political protests in Poland in 1989, so 10,000 disaffected students got together in fancy dress.Why the Left Protests Better: A History of ‘Disobedient Objects’
July 28, 2014
There is an army of the disaffected who might just be willing to listen to the Republicans if the offer were right.Cleveland, LeBron James, and the 2016 Republican Convention
July 14, 2014
Historical Examples of disaffected
He thinned the disaffected population by allowing foreign enlistment, and 40,000 are said to have been thus got rid of.
The Ladrones are a disaffected race of Chinese, that revolted against the oppressions of the mandarines.
Let him surreptitiously steal his fowling-piece over the frontier, and we are accused of "arming the disaffected population."The Dodd Family Abroad, Vol. II.(of II)
Charles James Lever
Dumfries was hostile, and was fined; Glasgow was also disaffected, the ladies were unfriendly.A Short History of Scotland
As a rule the people are disaffected, it was directly reported in June, 1844.The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2)
Justin H. Smith
"estranged, hostile," usually in reference to authority, 1630s, past participle adjective from disaffect. Related: Disaffectedly; disaffectedness.