Disaffect

Definition of Disaffect

Dis`af`fect´
v. t.1.To alienate or diminish the affection of; to make unfriendly or less friendly; to fill with discontent and unfriendliness.
[imp. & p. p. Disaffected; p. pr. & vb. n. Disaffecting.]
They had attempted to disaffect and discontent his majesty's late army.
- Clarendon.
2.To disturb the functions of; to disorder.
It disaffects the bowels.
- Hammond.
3.To lack affection for; to be alienated from, or indisposed toward; to dislike.

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alien, alienate, alienation, alter, change, disaffection, drift apart, drift away, estrange, estrangement, modify, wean
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