disaffectation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From disaffect +‎ -ation, perhaps with influence from (or confusion due to) affectation.

NounEdit

disaffectation ‎(uncountable)

  1. (perhaps nonstandard) Alternative form of disaffection
  2. (psychoanalysis) alexithymia, a neurological condition characterized by severe lack of emotional awareness