A withdrawing or estrangement, as of the affections.
The estrangement felt in a setting one views as foreign, unpredictable, or unacceptable. For example, in depersonalization phenomena, feelings of unreality or strangeness produce a sense of alienation from one's self or environment.
a feeling that one does not share in the major values and goals of society.
a feeling of being separate, a feeling of not belonging back
the feeling of being alienated from other people
As people become aware of their realself, they also become aware of their ontological distance, or alienation, from it and its world and life. At the same time, men and women who are increasing their degrees of realself feel more and more alienated from their socialself and its world and life. They feel this because they are increasing their ontological distance from their socialself.
A feeling of powerlessness and estrangement from other people and from oneself.
When industrial workers tasks become so specialized that they lose personal feelings for their work and become "cogs in the machine". In Marxist theory, widespread alienation among workers is one factor that will lead to revolution.