alien·​ism | \ ˈā-lē-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce alienism (audio) , ˈāl-yə-\

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In this way, the British fell victim to insecurity, anti-alienism, and disillusionment with their political leaders. Martin Pugh, Slate Magazine, "Fascism’s Warning Signs," 14 Apr. 2017

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1783, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of alienism was in 1783

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