disaffectedness

dis·af·fected·ness

English syllables. 2014.

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  • Disaffectedness — Disaffected Dis af*fect ed, a. Alienated in feeling; not wholly loyal. J. H. Newman. {Dis af*fect ed*ly}, adv. {Dis af*fect ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disaffectedness — noun The quality of being disaffected …   Wiktionary

  • disaffectedness — noun see disaffected * * * disaffectˈedness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑disaffect …   Useful english dictionary

  • disaffected — disaffectedly, adv. disaffectedness, n. /dis euh fek tid/, adj. discontented and disloyal, as toward the government or toward authority. [1625 35; DISAFFECT + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • disaffected — estranged, hostile, usually in reference to authority, 1630s, pp. adj. from DISAFFECT (Cf. disaffect). Related: Disaffectedly; disaffectedness …   Etymology dictionary

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