disaffection

Synonyms and related words:
Punic faith, alienation, bad faith, barratry, breach, breach of faith, breach of friendship, breach of promise, breach of trust, break, cleavage, cleft, dereliction, disaffinity, disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disloyalty, displeasure, disrelish, disruption, distaste, disunion, disunity, divergence, dividedness, division, estrangement, faithlessness, falling-out, falseness, falsity, fickleness, inconstancy, infidelity, mala fides, open rupture, recall of ambassadors, recreancy, rift, rupture, schism, separation, split, trothlessness, unfaith, unfaithfulness, unloyalty, unsteadfastness, untrueness

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Disaffection — Dis af*fec tion, n. 1. State of being disaffected; alienation or want of affection or good will, esp. toward those in authority; unfriendliness; dislike. [1913 Webster] In the making laws, princes must have regard to . . . the affections and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disaffection — I noun abandonment, alienation, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, bad blood, bad faith, bitterness, breach, break, contempt, coolness, defection, dereliction, desertion, disagreement, discomfort, discontent, discord, discordance,… …   Law dictionary

  • disaffection — [n] alienation, estrangement animosity, antagonism, antipathy, aversion,breach, disagreement, discontent, dislike, disloyalty, dissatisfaction, hatred, hostility, ill will, repugnance, resentment, unfriendliness; concepts 388,410 Ant. attraction …   New thesaurus

  • disaffection — [[t]dɪ̱səfe̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N with n Disaffection is the attitude that people have when they stop supporting something such as an organization or political ideal. The media were eager to find evidence of the Cuban people s disaffection …   English dictionary

  • disaffection — /dis euh fek sheuhn/, n. the absence or alienation of affection or goodwill; estrangement; disloyalty: Disaffection often leads to outright treason. [1595 1605; DIS 1 + AFFECTION1] * * * …   Universalium

  • disaffection — noun /dɪsəˈfɛkʃən/ a) Discontent; unrest. His disaffection with all Microsoft products, while justified, was alarming. b) Alienation; loss of loyalty …   Wiktionary

  • disaffection — disaffected ► ADJECTIVE ▪ discontented through having lost one s feelings of loyalty or commitment. DERIVATIVES disaffection noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disaffection — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. estrangement, aversion, resentment; see alienation , hatred 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act of estranging or the condition of being estranged: alienation, estrangement. See LOVE. 2. An interruption in… …   English dictionary for students

  • disaffection — dis|af|fec|tion [ ,dısə fekʃən ] noun uncount the state of no longer feeling loyal toward a group or organization …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • disaffection — dis·af fec·tion || ‚dɪsÉ™ fekʃn n. alienation, estrangement, absence of affection; discontent, disloyalty …   English contemporary dictionary

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