Dis`af*fect" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disaffected; p. pr. & vb. n. Disaffecting.]

1.

To alienate or diminish the affection of; to make unfriendly or less friendly; to fill with discontent and unfriendliness.

They had attempted to disaffect and discontent his majesty's late army. Clarendon.

2.

To disturb the functions of; to disorder.

It disaffects the bowels. Hammond.

3.

To lack affection for; to be alienated from, or indisposed toward; to dislike.

[Obs.]

Bp. Hall.

 

© Webster 1913.

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