[ US /ˈeɪɫiəˌneɪtɪd/ ]
[ UK /ˈe‍ɪli‍ənˌe‍ɪtɪd/ ]
  1. caused to be unloved
  2. socially disoriented
    anomic loners musing over their fate
    we live in an age of rootless alienated people
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How To Use alienated In A Sentence

  • But even these alienated loners can benefit from this book: See the section on astral love.
  • The party is struggling to win back voters who have been alienated by recent scandals.
  • Querulousness, arrogance and an erratic streak alienated even his closest supporters, dooming his place in history.
  • Then the '90s hit, corporations further alienated people with touch-tone technology, and we all learned that the little guy on the lower-right corner of our dial pad had an easier to pronounce name than ‘#.’
  • In theory, this could be a smart strategic move but it is likely to "domesticate" Julian Assange; running such an NGO would require too many boring meetings with potential funders many of whom have already been alienated by the organisation and a nine-to-five office routine - the exact opposite of the glamorous nomadic lifestyle that the founder of WikiLeaks has become famous for. The Guardian World News
  • All these changes to the newspaper have alienated its traditional readers.
  • He appropriated just enough of the rhetoric of each faction to keep them all enthralled and unalienated. The Times Literary Supplement
  • Whatever our expectations are of Cotswold cuteness, we're out of step with the locals, who clearly haven't been alienated by the refurb.
  • For discussions allow passion to subside; and to persuade alienated neighbors, or at least one of them, to listen to the voice of a conciliator, is a step in the direction of peace. Albert Gobat - Nobel Lecture
  • Fundamentalism is a cultural backlash to globalization; the alienated and angry young men of colonized societies and cultures react to the erosion of their identity and security.
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