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Pronunciation: [dˌɪsɐfˈɛktɪd] (IPA)

The word "disaffected" means to be dissatisfied or disillusioned with something or someone. If you're searching for synonyms for disaffected, you may use words like unhappy, discontent, alienated, estranged, disconnected, disillusioned, disenchanted, disappointed, disheartened, frustrated, and embittered. These synonyms can help you to better express your feelings of dissatisfaction or disenchantment with someone or something. Disaffected people are often looking for a way to break free from something that is holding them back or causing them frustration. By using these synonyms, you may be able to describe more accurately how you're feeling and help others better understand why you may be disaffected with a certain situation or person.

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Usage examples for Disaffected

The debates upon the first and second readings were remarkable for energy of attack from the disaffected section of the old Palmerstonian party, nicknamed the "Adullamites."
MacCarthy, Desmond
To be an Irish Volunteer was to be "disaffected," and to be "disaffected" was to be liable to summary measures of repression.
"The Evolution of Sinn Fein"
Robert Mitchell Henry
It gives the public the impression that the ministers are losing popularity; either that their followers are becoming rebellious and voting against them, or, at least, that they are so far indifferent or disaffected as to stay away.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell

Famous quotes with Disaffected

  • Socialism appeals to better classes and has far more strength. Attack the state and you excite feelings of loyalty even among the disaffected classes; but attack the industrial system and appeal to the state, and you may have loyalty in your favor.
    John Bates Clark
  • It was a weak spot in any nation to have a large body of disaffected people within its confusion.
    Zora Neale Hurston
  • A church is disaffected when it is persecuted, quiet when it is tolerated, and actively loyal when it is favored and cherished.
    Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • Our situation has the disaffected beauty of a chess game.
    Alan Moore
  • Were the '80s as bad as some people think? At least one social interpreter, Mark Satin ..., says no. ... Satin maintains that a new cultural archetype emerged during the '80s, "the caring individual," or one who is equally committed to self-development and social change, to individual freedom and social justice. A true grassroots democracy, he argues, requires these personally and socially responsible individuals. ... Just as he rejects the "media caricature" of the '80s, he rejects some of the romanticization of the 1960s. An antiwar activist who fled to Canada to organize similarly disaffected Americans, Satin ... recalls the era as divisive and judgmental, with too much emphasis on us-vs.-them. "I hope what we're moving toward is an integration of individualism and community with acceptance of the diversity in our society," he says.
    Mark Satin

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