Disaffectedness
Disaffected Dis`af*fect"ed, a. Alienated in feeling; not wholly loyal. --J. H. Newman. -- {Dis`af*fect"ed*ly}, adv. -- {Dis`af*fect"ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • disaffectedness — noun The quality of being disaffected …   Wiktionary

  • disaffectedness — dis·af·fected·ness …   English syllables

  • disaffectedness — noun see disaffected * * * disaffectˈedness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑disaffect …   Useful english dictionary

  • disaffected — disaffectedly, adv. disaffectedness, n. /dis euh fek tid/, adj. discontented and disloyal, as toward the government or toward authority. [1625 35; DISAFFECT + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • disaffected — estranged, hostile, usually in reference to authority, 1630s, pp. adj. from DISAFFECT (Cf. disaffect). Related: Disaffectedly; disaffectedness …   Etymology dictionary

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