Make (someone) dissatisfied, especially with people in authority or a system of control; alienate: what these ads do is disaffect the voting public
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- His approach earned considerable funds for the school but disaffected most of the staff, who hated the idea of advertising dominating aesthetics.
- Processions aroused particular ire among republicans, but disaffected the faithful who regarded this as an insensitive attack upon tradition.
- Whatever has disaffected a substantial section of the support has mystified the manager and has clearly unsettled some of his players.
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