Synonyms for alienation
ˌeɪl yəˈneɪ ʃən, ˌeɪ li ə-alien·ation
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Of these terms insanity is the most exact and comprehensive, including in its widest sense all morbid conditions of mind due to diseased action of the brain or nervous system, but in its more frequent restricted use applied to those forms in which the mental disorder is persistent, as distinguished from those in which it is temporary or transient. Craziness is a vague popular term for any sort of disordered mental action, or for conduct suggesting it. Lunacy originally denoted intermittent insanity, supposed to be dependent on the changes of the moon (Latin luna): the term is now applied in general and legal use to any form of mental unsoundness except idiocy. Madness is the old popular term, now less common, for insanity in its widest sense, but with suggestion of excitement, akin to mania. In the derived sense, lunacy denotes what is insanely foolish, madness what is insanely desperate. Derangement is a common euphemism for insanity. Delirium is always temporary, and is specifically the insanity of disease, as in acute fevers. Dementia is a general weakening of the mental powers: the word is specifically applied to senile insanity, dotage. Aberration is eccentricity of mental action due to an abnormal state of the perceptive faculties, and is manifested by error in perceptions and rambling thought. Hallucination is the apparent perception of that which does not exist or is not present to the senses, as the seeing of specters or of reptiles in delirium tremens. Monomania is mental derangement as to one subject or object. Frenzy and mania are forms of raving and furious insanity. Compare synonyms for DELUSION; IDIOCY.
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alienation, disaffection, estrangementnoun
the feeling of being alienated from other people
separation resulting from hostility
(law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another
"the power of alienation is an essential ingredient of ownership"
the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly
"his behavior alienated the other students"
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Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces obstinacy, it sharpens the sense of alienation and strengthens the power of resistance.
Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.
There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison; there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation.
There is this subset that is unhappy culturally, economically, internationally, christine Matthews is sort of exacerbating this alienation and anger and bringing it out.
Too many of the attacks against The HDP are not investigated, the social contract has been broken. . ( And this is) key to( the Kurdish) sense of alienation. If you carry on that way the social fabric unravels.
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- نقل ملكيةArabic
- alienacióCatalan, Valencian
- отуѓеност, отуѓувањеMacedonian
- vervreemding, vervreemd, vervreemdenDutch
- wyobcowanie, alienacjaPolish
- alheamento, alienaçãoPortuguese
- отчуждённость, отдале́ние, отчужде́ниеRussian
- alijenácija, алијена́цијаSerbo-Croatian
- збайдужування, відчуження, відчуженість, божевілля, психоз, відчужування, віддалення, збайдужінняUkrainian
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