from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Resentful and rebellious, especially against authority.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Alienated in feeling; not wholly loyal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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  • adjective 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