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Anomic

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Adjective

1. alienated, anomic, disoriented

socially disoriented

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

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Anomic

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noun
sociology
lack of social or moral standards in an individual or society

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Anomic

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noun
lack of purpose, identity, or ethical values in a person or in a society; rootlessness

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Anomic

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n.
1. Social instability caused by erosion of standards and values.
2. Alienation and purposelessness experienced by a person or a class as a result of a lack of standards, values, or ideals: "We must now brace ourselves for disquisitions on peer pressure, adolescent anomie and rage" (Charles Krauthammer).
n.
Aphasia characterized by the impaired ability to recall the names of persons and things.

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