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disaffect


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disaffect  \Dis`af*fect"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Disaffected};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Disaffecting}.] 
  1.  To  alienate  or  diminish  the  affection  of  to  make 
  unfriendly  or  less  friendly;  to  fill  with  discontent  and 
  unfriendliness. 
 
  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.  [Obs.]  --Bp.  Hall. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disaffect 
  v  :  arouse  enmity  or  indifference  in  where  there  had  formerly 
  been  love,  affection,  or  friendliness  [syn:  {estrange},  {alienate}, 
  {alien}] 




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