Definition of 'anomie'
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`If we are," agreed King, who found that his anomie had, snarklike, mysteriously vanished away with the onset of action. LEFT, RIGHT AND CENTRE (1971)His tutor there, he recalled, had made quite a speciality of anomie - had written a book about it, hadn't he? LEFT, RIGHT AND CENTRE (1971)The phenomenon of anomie - namelessness, rootlessness, homelessness - that so delights the sociologists. A RODENT OF DOUBT (1971)
] Dr Rhinehart's alienation and anomie apparently reached such a degree that he lost a single identity and became a multiple personality. THE DICE MAN (1971)
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