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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·af·fec·tion n.
 1. State of being disaffected; alienation or want of affection or good will, esp. toward those in authority; unfriendliness; dislike.
    In the making laws, princes must have regard to . . . the affections and disaffections of the people.   --Jer. Taylor.
 2. Disorder; bad constitution. [R.]
 Syn: -- Dislike; disgust; discontent; unfriendliness; alienation; disloyalty; hostility.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the feeling of being alienated from other people [syn: alienation,
      2: disloyalty to the government or to established authority;
         "the widespread disaffection of the troops"