Word forms: alienates
1. verb If you alienate someone, you make them become unfriendly or unsympathetic towards you. [V n] ⇒ The government cannot afford to alienate either group. 2. verb To alienate a person from someone or something that they are normally linked with means to cause them to be emotionally or intellectually separated from them. [V n + from] ⇒ His second wife, Alice, was determined to alienate him from his two boys.
alienated graded adjective [usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ from n] ⇒ He felt alienated from his peers.
) uncountable noun [oft N of/from n] ⇒ ...the alienation of many from the political process. ⇒ Her sense of alienation from the world disappeared.
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