alienated

adjective alien·at·ed \ ˈā-lē-ə-ˌnā-təd , ˈāl-yə- \
Updated on: 9 Jan 2018

Definition of alienated

: feeling withdrawn or separated from others or from society as a whole : affected by alienation
  • feeling lonely and alienated
  • … after the success of 1969's "Easy Rider," a paean to the alienated youth of the hippie generation …
  • —Lisa Stein

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