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alienation

noun
     
Related topics: Sociology
a‧li‧en‧a‧tion [uncountable]
1SS the feeling of not being part of society or a group
alienation from
Unemployment may provoke a sense of alienation from society.
2 when someone becomes less friendly, understanding, or willing to give support as the result of something that happens or is done
alienation of
the alienation of voters

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