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disaffected

[ dis-uh-fek-tid ]
/ ˌdɪs əˈfɛk tɪd /
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adjective
discontented and disloyal, as toward the government or toward authority.
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Origin of disaffected

First recorded in 1625–35; disaffect + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM disaffected

dis·af·fect·ed·ly, adverbdis·af·fect·ed·ness, noun
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