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Small wonder that our youth are disaffected. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The humorous tone is designed to encourage disaffected voters to take part. TOP MARKETING AND MEDIA COMPANIES IN THE UK (2002)It was the disaffected young westerners moving into the endless possibilities of the East. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The streets of London thronged with disaffected and disgruntled youth. THE HERBALIST: Nicholas Culpeper Rebel Physician (2004)Most of those disaffected voters fled to the Greens. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is due to make a play for disaffected Labour voters now rejecting the party. The Sun (2016)Protest was dealt with through military force, followed by resettlement of disaffected peoples to reduce their potential for trouble. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)He has shown a deft touch in appealing to young, disaffected and floating voters disgusted with the political class. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What we've got to guard against is the real threat of the extremists and the radicalisation of young disaffected prisoners. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are often the dog of choice for drug dealers, people involved in dog fighting or disaffected youths in need of street cred. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some people will be disaffected with the Church, others are angry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In turn, voters become disaffected, with many seeing participation in the political process as meaningless. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The result is a group of disaffected voters with nowhere else to go - perfect territory for Ukip. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She feels many people are disaffected with politics because they don't know what politicians do, or what councils do. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Thank goodness I have other things to fret about, like disaffected youth and the plight of the inner cities. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As has been the case in so many countries, basketball can be a good shelter for unsure and disaffected youth, helping them to keep fit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I worry that if people are disaffected with the Church, they are less likely to increase their spend on luxury deliveries. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'disaffected'
British English: disaffected ADJECTIVE
Disaffected people no longer fully support something such as an organization or political ideal which they previously supported.
He attracts disaffected voters.
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