from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cause to lose affection or loyalty. See Synonyms at estrange.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cause a loss of affection, sympathy or loyalty; to alienate or estrange
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To alienate or diminish the affection of; to make unfriendly or less friendly; to fill with discontent and unfriendliness.
- transitive v. To disturb the functions of; to disorder.
- transitive v. To lack affection for; to be alienated from, or indisposed toward; to dislike.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To alienate the affection of; make less friendly; make discontented or unfriendly: as, an attempt was made to disaffect the army.
- To lack affection or esteem for; not to affect; dislike; stand aloof from: as, to disaffect society.
- To throw into disorder; derange.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
dis- + affect (Wiktionary)