Example sentences for: alienate

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

  • Wanting neither to alienate his party-mates nor lose his meal ticket in Johnson, Ross tried to avert a vote altogether.

  • If the chief use of language is to communicate, it might come as a surprise to note a few of the times when language is used specially to confuse and alienate.

  • Should I possibly go against my faith to support my son by attending a pagan rite, or should I alienate my son because of my own religious beliefs?

  • Bradley frets that Gore's attacks on his health-care plan will "alienate the public" and foster skepticism toward big programs.

  • I think we are reaching new levels of cynicism in New York City politics, which can only further alienate people from civic engagement.

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