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dis uh fek shuhn

  • n  the feeling of being alienated from other people
  • n  disloyalty to the government or to established authority
    the widespread disaffection of the troops

  • Indeed, his expressions of concern for the plight of ordinary peasants and laborers, whose disaffection has manifested itself in an alarming increase in social unrest, have given .
  • Earlier in the day, Clinton had churlishly compared Obama's victory to that of Jesse Jackson in 1984 and 1988, a remark that will likely further fuel disaffection about the .
  • First among those is the increasing disaffection of India's Muslims because of what historian Ramachandra Guha calls "the failures of the Indian state.
News & Articles

  • Lundqvist says he had no role in Tortorella's firing
    Henrik Lundqvist did indeed give a public voice to the Rangers’ disaffection on break-up day that, in retrospect, foretold the dismissal of John Tortorella as head coach 48 hours later, but this was not a case of the King leading a coup, it wasn’t that at all. It wasn...
    June 20, 2013 - New York Post
  • Lundqvist: I wasn't behind Rangers firing Tortorella
    Neil MillerHenrik Lundqvist on the day the Rangers cleaned out their lockers. Henrik Lundqvist, who on break-up day became the Rangers’ public voice of disaffection that in retrospect foretold the firing of John Tortorella as head coach 48 hours later, told The Post that he “would never put pressure on...
    June 19, 2013 - New York Post
  • Iranian vote unlikely to change nuclear policy: Israel's Netanyahu
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Iran's election showed popular discontent with the Tehran government but was unlikely to bring about any change in nuclear policy. "The Iranian election clearly reflects deep disaffection of the Iranian people with its regime, but unfortunately it doesn't have the power to change Iran's nuclear ambitions ...
    June 17, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Manmohan Singh in Reuters India
    These divides and disparities lead to disaffection, large-scale migration and discord,Singh said, a rare link drawn between economic inequality and internal security by a top government leader. "In many cases internal security problems...
  • Pat Rabbitte in Belfast Telegraph
    Mr Rabbitte added: "Labour has been pushing for a general election because of the terrible disaffection that is out there. The demoralisation is reflected in this poll in that the people just don't believe that those who are responsible for leading...
  • Aga Khan III in Canada NewsWire (press release)
    Political situations with a theological overlay are causing disaffection or antagonism between communities of the same faith, and even more so amongst different faiths,said the Aga Khan. "At the centre of this turbulence is Islam. We...

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