Example sentences for: alienate

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

  • Don't alienate voters.

  • We don't work closely together but, then again, I wouldn't want to hurt or alienate the only person in my office whom I really like.

  • Conservatives know that they won't alienate their true constituency--big business--because conservatives don't control the White House and therefore have no foreign policy teeth.

  • 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.

  • Gore's problem, therefore, is not that he is a "beta" (vice presidents--even Lyndon Johnson--must be) or that he is reserved (so was Lincoln), but that hiring a Dick Morris hanger-on like Naomi Wolf and trying to hide it shows a "stunning lapse in intelligence," a daft inability to perceive what will mobilize and what will alienate the voters.

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