disaffected disaffected  /ˌdɪs ə ˈfɛk tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) discontented as toward authority

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Usage(s):

  1. The trendiest neighborhoods in Tokyo, Seoul and Taipei are filled with disaffected kids playing hooky, their ennui relieved by designer drugs and designer shopping.
  2. The festering anger over Gujarat serves as irresistible fodder for extremist groups who direct their message to India's increasingly disaffected Muslims.

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  1. "What I'm trying to do is stake out what I call the common ground for the common good," Warren told Fox News on Friday. "I think there are a lot of Americans who are disaffected by both the left and the right, whether it's the secular left or...
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Rick Warren Source: AFP

  2. "He's not an arch-criminal type, just a guy who was disaffected from the system," King said.
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: Henry King Source: Reuters

  3. "I would like to reiterate that the doors for dialogue are open to all disaffected groups, including ULFA, who are willing to abjure violence," Singh told reporters after reviewing security in the remote state.
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: Manmohan Singh Source: The News - International

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