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English definition of “disaffected”

disaffected

adjective     /ˌdɪs.əˈfek.tɪd/
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 youth Feeling sad and unhappy disaffection     /ən/ noun [U] a growing disaffection with the country's political leaders Sadness and regret
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