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self-estrangement

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See absorption, 2.

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Examples

  • For this reason they shouldn't be allowed blandly and inoffensively to charm us into permitting this dangerous and ultimately confrontational nonsense of legal self-estrangement.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The film has a handle on loneliness in its many shadings, with Wenders and cinematographer Pascal Rabaud quoting (and paraphrasing) from the paintings of Edward Hopper (particularly "Nighthawks," in the screen cap at the top) to evoke a pervasive atmosphere of self-estrangement.

    "Only in Hollywood..."

  • Diderot's critique of contemporary society, center - ing on the self-estrangement of modern man, finds its most pungent articulation in his novel Rameau's

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Every sort of faith is in itself an evidence of self-effacement, of self-estrangement ...

    The Antichrist

  • There is now a longing for that kind of close sympathy and friendship which makes cronies and intimates; there is a craving for strong emotions which gives pleasure in exaggerations; and there are nameless longings for what is far, remote, strange, which emphasizes the self-estrangement which Hegel so well describes, and which marks the normal rise of the presentiment of something higher than self.

    Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene

  • Every sort of faith is in itself an evidence of self-effacement, of self-estrangement ....

    The Antichrist

  • The possessing class and the proletarian class represent the same human self-estrangement.

    Selected Essays

  • But the former class feels perfectly satisfied with this self-estrangement, knowing that in this estrangement resides its own power, and possesses therein the semblance of a human existence; the latter class feels itself to be destroyed by the estrangement, perceives therein its impotence and the reality of an inhuman existence.

    Selected Essays

  • John Shinal's Tech Investor Google rescues a potential falling star Slide Show The 10 best places to live in the U.S. Peter Brimelow Superbear turns bullish, sort of Marder on Markets Waiting for the market's other shoe to drop Caixin Online The self-estrangement of Chinese officials Peter Brimelow Superbear turns bullish, sort of Robert Powell Social Security: A little light summer reading Will Ryan get into the fray?

  • Sailing to foreign lands, a fate common to Greeks and the British, led to self-estrangement and understanding of the other - the universal is the way of the sea.

    The Guardian World News

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