[ US /ˈeɪɫiəˌneɪtɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ˈe‍ɪli‍ənˌe‍ɪtɪŋ/ ]
  1. causing hostility or loss of friendliness
    her sudden alienating aloofness
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How To Use alienating In A Sentence

  • Because he has shown his "greatness" in picking lousy staff, burning through cash and alienating the electorate? McAuliffe Takes 16 Point Lead
  • Attacked and then haunted by an unbalanced loner, the doctor sets out on her solo trail of the killer, alienating herself from both the doubting police and her colleagues.
  • Failing of rapid success in waging a sheer political propaganda, and finding that they were alienating the most intelligent and most easily organized portion of the voters, the socialists lessoned from the experience and turned their energies upon the trade-union movement. THE CLASS STRUGGLE
  • It is spending astronomical amounts of money, alienating allies and further antagonizing opponents.
  • However, Duncker was fully aware of the need to avoid alienating her audience.
  • They are so mismanaging their economy and are so alienating young people and women that their fate today looks a lot like the Kremlin leaders in 1988 or the French monarchy in 1788.
  • Instead of broadening its membership, it is alienating people.
  • There's also the added community backlash which can be seen indirectly in flare ups like the Fox News-Mass Effect fiasco We can also see echoes of Rockstar's decision to leave the content in in some of the more embarassing and alienating aspects of recent marketing schemes. A Pricey Cup Of Joe
  • She has been caricatured as a number cruncher with an alienating tendency to spout management jargon. Times, Sunday Times
  • To do so would only risk alienating and provoking conflict with a rising Europe and an ascendant Asia.
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