Definition of disaffected in English:

disaffected

Line breaks: dis|af¦fect¦ed
Pronunciation: /dɪsəˈfɛktɪd
 
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adjective

Derivatives

disaffectedly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Saleswomen stared disaffectedly above counters that were dark wood and polished.
  • As portrayed by Thornton, Ed Crane wanders disaffectedly through life, somehow unencumbered by the dissolution of his world.
  • Cross, on the other hand, usually stands disaffectedly in the crowd at shows, blending nicely with the rest of the jaded music fans in this city.

Origin

mid 17th century: past participle of disaffect, originally in the sense 'dislike or disorder', from dis- (expressing reversal) + affect2.

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