Definition of self-alienation in English:
The process of distancing oneself from one’s own feelings or activities, such as may occur in mental illness or as a symptom of emotional distress.
- Its self-alienation has reached such a degree that it can experience its own destruction as an aesthetic pleasure of the first order.
- In constructing themselves specifically as speakers who at once invite and defy the expectations of their auditors, their social alienation becomes only the outward signature of an essential self-alienation.
Definition of self-alienation in:
- US English dictionary
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