disaffection

  • 1 Disaffection — Dis af*fec tion, n. 1. State of being disaffected; alienation or want of affection or good will, esp. toward those in authority; unfriendliness; dislike. [1913 Webster] In the making laws, princes must have regard to . . . the affections and… …

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  • 2 disaffection — I noun abandonment, alienation, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, bad blood, bad faith, bitterness, breach, break, contempt, coolness, defection, dereliction, desertion, disagreement, discomfort, discontent, discord, discordance,… …

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  • 3 disaffection — [n] alienation, estrangement animosity, antagonism, antipathy, aversion,breach, disagreement, discontent, dislike, disloyalty, dissatisfaction, hatred, hostility, ill will, repugnance, resentment, unfriendliness; concepts 388,410 Ant. attraction …

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  • 4 disaffection — [[t]dɪ̱səfe̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N with n Disaffection is the attitude that people have when they stop supporting something such as an organization or political ideal. The media were eager to find evidence of the Cuban people s disaffection …

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  • 5 disaffection — /dis euh fek sheuhn/, n. the absence or alienation of affection or goodwill; estrangement; disloyalty: Disaffection often leads to outright treason. [1595 1605; DIS 1 + AFFECTION1] * * * …

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  • 6 disaffection — noun /dɪsəˈfɛkʃən/ a) Discontent; unrest. His disaffection with all Microsoft products, while justified, was alarming. b) Alienation; loss of loyalty …

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  • 7 disaffection — disaffected ► ADJECTIVE ▪ discontented through having lost one s feelings of loyalty or commitment. DERIVATIVES disaffection noun …

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  • 8 disaffection — Synonyms and related words: Punic faith, alienation, bad faith, barratry, breach, breach of faith, breach of friendship, breach of promise, breach of trust, break, cleavage, cleft, dereliction, disaffinity, disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor,… …

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  • 9 disaffection — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. estrangement, aversion, resentment; see alienation , hatred 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act of estranging or the condition of being estranged: alienation, estrangement. See LOVE. 2. An interruption in… …

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  • 10 disaffection — dis|af|fec|tion [ ,dısə fekʃən ] noun uncount the state of no longer feeling loyal toward a group or organization …

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  • 11 disaffection — dis·af fec·tion || ‚dɪsÉ™ fekʃn n. alienation, estrangement, absence of affection; discontent, disloyalty …

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  • 12 disaffection — n. Alienation, estrangement, breach, disagreement, dissatisfaction, disloyalty, ill will …

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  • 13 disaffection — n alienation, estrangement, separation, division, disunion; disloyalty, infidelity, inconstancy, unfaithfulness, unsteadfastness; hostility, antagonism, antipathy, enmity, animosity, ill will, bad blood; anger, dudgeon, high dudgeon, spleen,… …

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  • 14 disaffection — dis·affection …

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  • 15 disaffection — UK [ˌdɪsəˈfekʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌdɪsəˈfekʃən] noun [uncountable] the state of no longer feeling loyal towards a group or organization …

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  • 16 disaffection — /dɪsəˈfɛkʃən/ (say disuh fekshuhn) noun absence or alienation of affection or goodwill; estrangement; disloyalty …

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  • 17 disaffection — n. 1 disloyalty. 2 political discontent …

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  • 18 Incitement to Disaffection Act 1934 — The Incitement to Disaffection Act 1934 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that made it an offence to endeavour to seduce a member of HM Forces from his duty or allegiance to HM , thus expanding the ambit of the law.The previous… …

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  • 19 Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act — Old Parliament House, photographed in January 2006 An Act to provide for the maintenance of religious harmony and for establishing a Presidential Council for Religious Harmony and for matters conne …

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  • 20 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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