anomie definition

  • noun:
    • Social uncertainty due to erosion of standards and values.
    • Alienation and purposelessness skilled by you or a class as a consequence of insufficient standards, values, or beliefs: "We Should today brace ourselves for disquisitions on peer force, adolescent anomie and trend” ( Charles Krauthammer).
    • Alienation or social instability caused by erosion of standards and values.
    • personal state of isolation and anxiety caused by a lack of social control and legislation
    • lack of moral requirements in a society

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