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Learn English meaning of ‘alienation’

Date: Mar 12 2018

Themes: Health, Work


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Honk, honk! Hey, you, I’m walking here! Sound familiar? Ah yes, the beautiful sounds of a big city! Rush hour traffic, hostility and pent up emotions, population density, pollution, and more.

Big cities are popular because they have more opportunities, events, arts and culture, and more. But, it can be very lonely because people are very busy. You can start to feel alienated—which is the feeling of loneliness and being isolated from people.


traffic n.


Example I hate traffic! It took me three hours to drive to work today! Usually it only takes me 45 minutes!

hostility n.


Example There is a lot of hostility at this party. Everyone is being mean to each other.

pent up adj.


Example Joanie has a lot of pent up anger toward her mother.

population density n.


Example There is a high population density in big cities like New York.

big city n.


Example I'm not used to living in a big city.

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What do you think of the big city? Do you ever feel lonely or alienated?


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I live in a small quiet city, so I don’t relate to Andy, But I’m sure people in Cairo feel the same as him and live in the hustle and bustle of the big city.

07:09 PM Mar 12 2018 |

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I have such that feeling sometimes, everyone is busy with work, its hard to find same time to get together especially when I left my previous job also alienated from my colleagues, I feel lonely now.




I don’t feel lonely or alienated because I don’t live in a very big city and I like to enjoy the time with my family and friends.

02:00 AM Mar 12 2018 |

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