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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- What is it that is disaffecting them?
- He is disaffecting his far left, and they are defecting to his opponent again.
- That sense of humor appeals to a more youthful audience because it makes fun of the totems of society that have really disaffected youthful voters.