Definition of Alienated in English :

Define Alienated in English

Alienated meaning in English

Meaning of Alienated in English

Pronunciation of Alienated in English

Alienated pronunciation in English

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1. alienated, anomic, disoriented

socially disoriented

Example Sentences:
'anomic loners musing over their fate'
'we live in an age of rootless alienated people'

2. alienated, estranged

caused to be unloved

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of alienated
indifferent, unfriendly, or hostile

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tr.v. al·ien·at·ed, al·ien·at·ing, al·ien·ates
1. To cause to become unfriendly or hostile; estrange: alienate a friend; alienate potential supporters by taking extreme positions.
2. To cause to become withdrawn or unresponsive; isolate or dissociate emotionally: The numbing labor tended to alienate workers.
3. To cause to be transferred; turn away: "He succeeded ... in alienating the affections of my only ward" (Oscar Wilde).
4. Law To transfer (property or a right) to the ownership of another, especially by an act of the owner rather than by inheritance.

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