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Word: disaffected

Definition: disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty


Sentences Containing 'disaffected'

An additional concern of the federal government was that large numbers of disaffected unemployed men concentrating in urban centres created a volatile situation.
At this time, the clergy produced a list for the king of over a hundred landowners disaffected to the church.
But disaffected with a primarily intellectual treatment of Zen, he moved to Japan in 1953 to seek Zen's deeper truth.
By the time that the Congregationalists had approached Christian leaders about possible union, some disaffected adherents of the wing of Restoration Movement led by Barton Stone and Alexander Campbell had joined the Christian Connection.
Disaffected senior officers such as General Stopford also contributed to the overall air of gloom.
Disaffected Western Turkic tribes had requested the support of Taizong in Chang'an, who enthroned a new "qaghan" Irbis Seguy.
European art films (especially the Commedia all'italiana, the French New Wave, and the Spaghetti Western) and Japanese cinema were making a splash in America — the huge market of disaffected youth seemed to find relevance and artistic meaning in movies like Michelangelo Antonioni's "Blowup", with its oblique narrative structure and full-frontal female nudity.
Granard also raised the Longford militia, and commanded it at the battle of Castlebar in 1798, where the regiment, which was said to be disaffected, ran away.
In 1483, a conspiracy arose among a number of disaffected gentry, many of whom were supporters of Edward IV.
In 2011, the movement splintered, with several new parties being formed by disaffected politicians, with some politicians dissatisfied with slow progress towards independence, and others hoping to put the sovereignty question on the backburner.
Kovel warns that, while 'ecofascism' is confined to a narrow band of far right intellectuals and disaffected white power skinheads who involved themselves alongside far left groups in the anti-globalization movement, it may be "imposed as a revolution from above to install an authoritarian regime in order to preserve the main workings of the system" in times of crisis.
Looking to land a spicy news scoop, investigative reporter "Hector Ramirez" infiltrates the underground compound of a growing cult movement that has become popular among San Francisco's disaffected teens.
Mathew believed that Old Catholicism would provide a home for these disaffected clergy; however, the mass conversions failed to occur.
Not long after this, Kolchak was arrested by the disaffected Czechoslovak Corps as he traveled towards Irkutsk without the protection of the army and turned over to the socialist Political Centre in Irkutsk.
Paul Convention of the Farmer-Labor Party, an attempt by the Workers Party of America to create and harness a mass political organization including the organized labor movement and disaffected farmers.
Produced by and starring Warren Beatty and directed by Arthur Penn, its mix of graphic violence, sex and humor as well as its theme of glamorous disaffected youth was a hit with audiences, and received Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress and Best Cinematography.
The organisation attracted disaffected Provisional IRA members from Derry and the republican stronghold of South Armagh, as well as other areas including Dublin and Belfast cities and Counties Limerick, Tipperary, Louth, Tyrone, Monaghan, and Kerry.
The paper was founded by Ciarán Ó Nualláin (who had worked for the Irish Independent and was the brother of Flann O'Brien) and Proinsias Mac an Bheatha who were disaffected with Conradh na Gaeilge and had formed a grouping called Glúin na Bua.
They were joined in 2002, by disaffected Old Guildfordians, who had gone to Guildford and Godalming, thus forming Stoke Park Bisons RFC.
To the extent that these local risings had a central coordination, the plot revolved around Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, who had become disaffected from Richard, and had backing from the exiled Henry of Richmond (the future king Henry VII).

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