anomic

adjective
socially disoriented (Freq. 1)
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anomic loners musing over their fate

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we live in an age of rootless alienated people

Syn: ↑alienated, ↑disoriented
Similar to: ↑unoriented
Derivationally related forms: ↑anomy, ↑anomie

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\\əˈnämik, (ˌ)ā|n-; -nō-\ adjective
Etymology: anomie + -ic
relating to or characterized by anomie

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anomic /ə-nomˈik/ adjective
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Main Entry:anomie

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  • anomic — ANÓMIC, Ă adj. Referitor la anomie; neorganizat, dezorganizat. [< fr. anomique]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  ANÓMIC, Ă adj. referitor la anomie1; neorganizat, dezorganizat. (< fr. anomique) Trimis de raduborza,… …   Dicționar Român

  • anomic — (adj.) 1950, from Fr. anomique (Durkheim, 1897); see ANOMIE (Cf. anomie) …   Etymology dictionary

  • anomic — adjective see anomie …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anomic — See anomie. * * * …   Universalium

  • anomic — adjective Socially disorganized, disoriented or alienated See Also: anomie …   Wiktionary

  • anomic — ano·mic ə näm ik, ā , nō mik adj relating to or characterized by anomie …   Medical dictionary

  • anomic — anomie …   Dictionary of sociology

  • anomic — anom·ic …   English syllables

  • anomic aphasia — n loss of the power to use or understand words denoting objects * * * defective recall of words, such as names of objects, with intact abilities of comprehension and repetition. Called also amnesic a., amnestic a., nominal a., and anomia …   Medical dictionary

  • anomic suicide — See anomie …   Dictionary of sociology

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