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I think what’s kind of neat is that he’s doing this thing where he’s presenting alienation in really dark tones, but it’s accepted in a way where it’s just like, this is fun, pop music, like he’s tricking us.

From Vox

Conspiracy beliefs have also been linked to feelings of powerlessness, anxiety, isolation and alienation.

With “American Selfie,” she presents a queasily candid summa of the alienation, wounded psyches and media-siloed belief systems she’s been chronicling for two decades.

In 1968, depressed by the fact that his creations had exacerbated rather than cured the alienation and inequality of American suburban life, Gruen moved back to Europe.

From Time

There was this real gap between what the elite conversation was and how … this just brewing anger and sense of alienation among lots of different groups of people.

From Ozy

Poverty, alienation, estrangement, continuously aggravated by racism, overt and institutional.

But The Dog surpasses simply documenting the alienation endemic in the 21st-century global village.

This kind of thing sits in black American minds and creates a sense of alienation.

He was probably a perfect young candidate for moral alienation when confronted with the reality of war.

Deeper alienation and isolation can follow along with heightened chances of suicide and substance abuse.

In the close relation and affection of these last days, the sense of alienation and antagonism faded from both their hearts.

With regard to the latter he showed very plainly his alienation from Russian soil.

Her quiet confidence, while I was so dissatisfied, worked curiously towards the alienation of my sympathies.

All future tenures created by the king to be in free and common socage, reserving rents to the Crown and also fines on alienation.

These nightly retirements, in the sequel, gave rise to the first suspicion of his alienation from the church of Rome.

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On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alienation, such as: disaffection, estrangement, indifference, separation, breach, and coolness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.