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disaffected

adjective uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈfek.tɪd/ us  
no longer supporting or being satisfied with an organization or idea: The party needs to take steps to attract disaffected voters.Feeling sad and unhappy describes young people who are no longer satisfied with society's values: The teacher said that he found it difficult to cope with a class of disaffected teenagers. disaffected youthFeeling sad and unhappy
disaffection
noun [U] uk   /ən/ us  
a growing disaffection with the country's political leadersSadness and regret
(Definition of disaffected from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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