adv. in a discontented manner, in a disloyal manner

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  • Disaffectedly — 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

  • disaffectedly — See disaffected. * * * …   Universalium

  • disaffectedly — dis·af·fect·ed·ly …   English syllables

  • disaffectedly — adverb see disaffected * * * disaffectˈedly adverb • • • 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

  • disaffected — adjective dissatisfied with those in authority and no longer willing to support them. Derivatives disaffectedly adverb disaffection noun Origin C17: past participle of disaffect, orig. in the sense dislike or disorder …   English new terms dictionary

  • disaffect — /dɪsəˈfɛkt / (say disuh fekt) verb (t) to alienate the affection of; make ill affected, discontented, or disloyal. –disaffected, adjective –disaffectedly, adverb …  

  • disaffected — adj. 1 disloyal, esp. to one s superiors. 2 estranged; no longer friendly; discontented. Derivatives: disaffectedly adv. Etymology: past part. of disaffect (v.), orig. = dislike, disorder (as DIS , AFFECT) …   Useful english dictionary

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