Meaning of “alienation” in the English Dictionary

"alienation" in British English

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alienationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌeɪ.li.əˈneɪ.ʃən/ 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.

(Definition of “alienation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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