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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There’s a song about alienation, one about aging, one about futility, some obscure enough to be hard to decipher and some all for fun.
All of those things contributed to a sense for many people, particularly white working-class people, of alienation.
Sondheim and John Weidman, who wrote the book, are practicing a form of Brechtian alienation.
Their anger and alienation has proved a fertile ground for false promises and information.
Their anger and alienation has proved a fertile ground for false promises and false information.
Television produces simultaneity but at a great distance; intimacy but—at low levels and at all times—feelings of alienation.
Schlesinger’s films, like his Oscar-winning Midnight Cowboy, dealt largely with alienation and failure in an increasingly impersonal world.
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Medical Definition of alienation
: a withdrawing or separation of a person or a person's affections from an object or position of former attachment alienation…from the values of one's society and family—S. L. Halleck
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