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Definition of "disaffection" [dis•af•fec•tion]

  • Discontent; unrest. (noun)
  • Alienation; loss of loyalty. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "disaffection" in a sentence
  • "As the British people are made ever more aware of the impotence of our Parliament and Government to produce solutions appropriate to them (and desired by them) rather than to the goat farmers of Cyprus, because of the extent to which it has handed power over, lock, stock and barrel to the EU, then will come a time of growing disaffection from the European racket."
  • "Case in point: Openly anxious about grass-roots disaffection from the Republican Party, conservative Christian organizers are reaching for ways to turn out voters this November, including arguing that recognizing same-sex marriage could also limit religious freedom."
  • "It has even been stated that the word disaffection was uttered during this secret conference by the sincere and truthful lips of M. de Saint-Aignan."