Example sentences for: alienation

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

  • The tensions give it a comic tingle, but that comedy is rooted in melancholy and alienation.

  • (British linguist Deborah Cameron in Feminism and Linguistic Theory doubts these lacunae, suggesting that English is flexible, and that women are disadvantaged primarily by alienation from high language.)

  • By the end of the Eisenhower years, advertisers were eager to shake up their industry and address the public's alienation.

  • Another piece attributes the decline of Rupert Murdoch's media empire to his belated entry into new media and his alienation of the local partners on which his broadcasting deals depend.

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

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