Definition of disaffection in English:

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disaffection

Pronunciation: /ˌdisəˈfekSH(ə)n/

noun

A state or feeling of being dissatisfied with the people in authority and no longer willing to support them: there is growing disaffection with large corporations
More example sentences
  • But there are many signs of public disaffection with the two-party system.
  • The nearby army camp, which fell on Friday, was a hotbed of disaffection in mutinies in 1996 and 1997.
  • Such negativity intensified the ‘disillusion and disaffection of a large part of the electorate,’ he said.
Synonyms
dissatisfaction, disgruntlement, discontent, restlessness, frustration;
alienation, estrangement;
disloyalty, rebellion, insubordination, mutiny, sedition, insurgence, insurrection, dissidence;
hostility, antagonism, animosity, discord, dissension

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Syllabification: dis·af·fec·tion

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