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alienate

(āl′ē-ĕ-nāt″) [L. alienus, someone else's, alien]
To isolate, estrange, or dissociate.
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There are those younger members of their communities who feel alienated more and more from the government.
The firm said neither the economy nor unemployment appear to drive how alienated people feel, given fewer people feel alienated today than they did when the economy was booming in the 1990s.
A second case involving Parental Alienation Syndrome and the Family Workshop for Alienated Children, S.
Even when that anger leads people out of the church, it may still contribute to the overall spiritual growth of the person, says Paulist priest Jim Moran, director of Landings International, a 10-week, parish-based program that helps alienated Catholics return to the worshiping community.
I myself have face Islamophobic remarks on a regular basis and it's not a nice feeling, being alienated for something that you condemn.
What is somewhat surprising is that [Black youth] haven't completely checked out of the political system and don't feel completely alienated from society," says Dr.
Mintz counts at least sixty movies, in the Fifties alone, that portrayed alienated and depraved teens rejecting their parents and searching elsewhere for love and security.
Animosity toward the extended family of the alienated parent: The targeted parent's extended family (e.
Beyond The Cayenne Wall is a superb read for students of literature, culture and sociology because of its deftly written engagement into the world and life of the alienated foreigner.
In this light, the title of her painting Self-Alienated Spirit, 2000, speaks volumes, asserting that one may be alienated from oneself but nonetheless have "spirit"--that one may be marked by external factors but nonetheless produce something that is unmistakably one's own.
If some feel "alienated," I wonder if they know how alienated mainstream Episcopalians feel about the decision to elect a gay bishop in New Hampshire and to bless same-sex unions without any vote of the worldwide church?