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alienation

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌeɪ.li.əˈneɪ.ʃən/

alienation noun [U] (SEPARATION)

the feeling that you have no connection with the people around you: Depressed people frequently feel a sense of alienation from those around them.

alienation noun [U] (LOSS OF SUPPORT)

the act of making someone stop supporting and agreeing with you: This short-sighted alienation of their own supporters may lose them the election.
Translations of “alienation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分開, 疏離感, 疏遠…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分开, 疏离感, 疏远…
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