Example sentences for: alienation

How can you use “alienation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • She sympathizes with her captor, seeks the causes of his alienation, exhorts him to spiritual self-help.

  • The alienation of modern life--a central theme in the work of Léger's literary friends Henry Miller and Blaise Cendrars--doesn't enter the painter's resolutely optimistic vision.

  • The Standard advocates the establishment of a conservative arts weekly (suggested title: Alienation ). It won't make a cent, but even "two years of heterodox culture coverage could galvanize the New York (and hence American) culture scene," which is full of dissatisfied souls seeking only "a place to speak and an institution to rally around."

  • Figgis shoots all this through windows to make the couple's alienation palpable.

  • It is a potent image of alienation and disengagement, a stark visual rebuff to Wang's life of chameleonic compromise.


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