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alienate

(āl′ē-ĕ-nāt″) [L. alienus, someone else's, alien]
To isolate, estrange, or dissociate.
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But Democrats will only go so far down the path of ignoring scientific evidence because they don't want to alienate their scientific supporters.
The insult to Parks only served to alienate Hahn from one of his most loyal constituencies, L.
These three arguments may be taken as refutations of the three reproaches to the market offered by its critics: that the market necessarily alienates us from nature, from each other, and from God.
However, the judge worried that the father's negative attitude toward the mother could manifest itself in an attempt by the father to alienate the child from the mother through parental alienation syndrome.
Finally, commodity fetishism alienates us from nature, as we destroy it both in producing our products and in speedily throwing them away.
Until the university picks a new president, who presumably will take charge of policy and direction, it was foolhardy to set off in a direction that may not be in the best interest of the university, that angers and alienates neighbors and that isn't fully supported by students.
The disappointing outcomes of the Russian and German case studies suggest that a failure to maintain adequate nonviolent discipline can reduce the probability of achieving a movement's ultimate objectives because it alienates potential domestic and external supporters.