Examples of alienation in a Sentence
after years of alienation from her family, she became reconciled with them when her father fell ill
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The result, in Sunderland at least, is a heightened feeling of alienation and disillusionment that’s going to take generations -- and successive governments -- to repair.
Writing in The American Prospect, Stan argues that underlying both Trump’s alienation of the G-7 allies and his aggressive pursuit of a deal with North Korea is an admiration for authoritarianism.
From this doubled alienation sprang a baffled psyche: an aesthete traipsing nimbly through an age of brutal rupture.
The failure of these three fundamental institutions has led to alienation of the ghetto from the rest of the urban area as well as to deep political rifts between the two communities.
Overall the firm is said to have encountered widespread alienation among young, white Americans, The Washington Post reported.
The long nights in a foreign city only expedite her alienation.
Trump's retweet of anti-Muslim videos by a far-right British party continued to feed the flames, causing feelings of resentment and alienation among American Muslims.
Scent is a powerful communicator—too much or too little can put you in the danger [of alienation] zone.
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medical Definition of alienation
- alienation…from the values of one's society and family
- —S. L. Halleck
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