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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After years of alienation by Baghdad’s Shia government, many of Mosul’s Sunnis welcomed ISIS in 2014.
Socialists argue that profit-making in a competitive market leads inevitably to exploitation and alienation.
But this 20th-anniversary reissue of the influential album that firmly established Radiohead as artistes of alienation is a well put together package, expanded with three unreleased tracks and 8 B-sides.
Confessions about her alienation from her own clothing and the existential terror of preparing to take a package to the post office are riveting.
When Lorde appeared four years ago, the idea that drove the young New Zealander’s music was a prideful alienation from the supposedly hollow pageantry of pop culture.
His subsequent monologue — which actor Wrekless Watson invests with almost preacher-esque passion and verve — expounds on the themes of poverty and alienation that have been bubbling up in more indirect terms throughout Christina Anderson’s play.
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.
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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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