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A reminder that our teens, for all their moods and disaffection, still love to crack each other up, get a little rowdy, make paper balloons.

“The main aim of the toolkit was to create misinformation and disaffection against the lawfully enacted government,” Delhi police official Prem Nath said at a Monday press briefing.

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The warriors of the Jamat expressed their “disaffection” by raiding the villages of feeble religious minorities.

West is no stranger to public displays of disaffection, or apologies.

Just a wrenching expression of disaffection from the president he had fallen for.

The imminent vote to authorize the bombing of Syria may finally tally Democratic disaffection.

But recently, there has been disaffection for Syrians on the part of many Egyptians.

Two days before the Americans arrived a native regiment was suspected of disaffection.

A degree of discontent, approaching, if not amounting to disaffection, has gained considerable ground.

Did we pledge ourselves to the support of an airy nothing—a bubble that must be blown away by the first breath of disaffection?

The defences of Quebec were in bad condition, the garrison was small, and there was much disaffection among the inhabitants.

Disaffection, fomented by some secret, unknown cause, was spreading among the officers of the Army.


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disaffection, such as: alienation, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, discontent, and dissatisfaction.

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