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Origin of alienation
OTHER WORDS FROM alienational·ien·a·tive, adjectivenon·al·ien·a·tion, nounre·al·ien·a·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for alienation
There was this real gap between what the elite conversation was and how … this just brewing anger and sense of alienation among lots of different groups of people.
Poverty, alienation, estrangement, continuously aggravated by racism, overt and institutional.‘Why Have I Lost Control?’: Cory Booker in ’92 on Rodney King Echoes Ferguson|Cory Booker|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But The Dog surpasses simply documenting the alienation endemic in the 21st-century global village.Joseph O'Neill's 'The Dog' Has a Dystopian Dubai as Modernity's Stand-In|J.P. O’Malley|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In both book and movie, his sense of alienation is almost palpable, but only the novel supplies explanations.‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ Is a Classic Twice over—as a Movie and a Novel|Malcolm Jones|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Moreover, the continuing antics of Republicans on Capitol Hill has deepened the alienation of Jewish voters.How the Chuck Hagel Fight Changed the American Jewish Landscape in Washington|J. J. Goldberg|August 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Alienation from general society and, for that matter, from the Religious Zionists, was encouraged.Israel’s Religious Zionist Vs. Ultra-Orthodox Rift|Rabbi Daniel Landes|February 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Official Board decided in favor of the School, and an alienation of feeling was the result.Thirty Years in the Itinerancy|Wesson Gage Miller
Mischief, such as the alienation of her own affections from her husband, she regarded as quite out of the question.Is He Popenjoy?|Anthony Trollope
I had much at heart the enactment of legislation for restraining the alienation of land and for the protection of tenants.A Civil Servant in Burma|Herbert Thirkel White
Wealth and honors were his and an English wife, a haughty woman of half-noble family, who completed the work of alienation.The City and the World and Other Stories|Francis Clement Kelley
The first truth exhibited in this parable is the alienation of man's heart from God.Sermons Preached at Brighton|Frederick W. Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for alienation
- the transfer of property, as by conveyance or will, into the ownership of another
- the right of an owner to dispose of his property
Medical definitions for alienation
Cultural definitions for alienation
A feeling of separation or isolation. In social science, alienation is associated with the problems caused by rapid social change, such as industrialization and urbanization (see Industrial Revolution), which has broken down traditional relationships among individuals and groups and the goods and services they produce.