Alienation is essentially a sociological concept developed by several classical and contemporary theorists and is "a condition in social relationships reflected by a low degree of integration or common values and a high degree of distance or isolation between individuals, or between an individual and a group of people in a community or work environment." The concept has many discipline-specific uses, and can refer both to a personal psychological state and to a type of social relationship.
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The state of estrangement individuals feel in cultural settings that they view as foreign, unpredictable, or unacceptable.
The numerical value of social alienation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of social alienation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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