from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Resentful and rebellious, especially against authority.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of disaffect.
  • adj. Alienated or estranged, often with hostile effect; rebellious, resentful; disloyal.
  • adj. Affected with disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Alienated in feeling; not wholly loyal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the affections alienated; indisposed to favor or support; unfriendly, as one displeased with the actions of a superior, a government, or a party.
  • Morbid; diseased.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. discontented as toward authority


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  • discontented as toward authority

    After watching his superior take rations from the soldiers, he quickly became disaffected and rebelled.

    October 19, 2016