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Definition of Alienation

Alienation

  1. The act of alienating, or the state of being alienated.
  2. A transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property to another.
  3. A withdrawing or estrangement, as of the affections.
  4. Mental alienation; derangement of the mental faculties; insanity; as, alienation of mind.

Alienation Quotations

There are different ways that kids who are gay take on the rejection and alienation they feel. The way I dealt with it was to say, 'You know what? You're imposing judgments on me and condemnations, but I don't accept them. I'm going to instead turn the light on you and see what your flaws are and impose the same judgmental standards on you.'
Glenn Greenwald

I'm very concerned about the tone of politics in recent years. We've seen a decline in civility and bipartisanship, and a rapid increase in hostility between those who have differing opinions. I think this has led to the alienation of the public in governance, which jeopardizes democratic participation.
Kyrsten Sinema

Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.
R. D. Laing

Young alienation, disappointment and heartache is all a part of the first real growing up that we do.
Judd Nelson

There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.
Roland Barthes
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Alienation Translations

alienation in Latin is abalienato
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