alienate (one) from

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alienate (one) from

1. To isolate or estrange one from something. Her status as the teacher's pet alienated Lisa from her peers.
2. To cause a person or group to reject something. The candidate alienated many potential voters from his party when he insulted blue-collar workers.
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alienate someone from someone or something

to cause someone to feel negative about someone or something. The teacher alienated the entire class from the subject of calculus.
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Far be it from anyone who, like myself, scratches out a livelihood by writing, to suggest that words are not important The president's continued disparagement of immigrants serves to divide Americans not only one from another, but to alienate us from our own history.
Instead na palakasin natin ang ating relihiyon you try to alienate us from you?
Dianne Feinstein, D-CA released perhaps the most unequivocal condemnation of Trump's decision: "If you [Trump] break with this long tradition of bipartisan foreign policy, you'll erode American credibility as an unbiased mediator, alienate us from our international partners--such as Jordan--and undermine any remaining hope for a two-state solution.
He wrote about the way these experiences can alienate us from our own embodied selves and interfere with our pursuit of intimacy.
We don't need to hear the colorful language and gestures that threaten to alienate us from the world.
A Trump presidency would alienate us from our greatest allies and prove to them that our country deserves the stereotypes and mockery directed at us.
If this new coalition do as they did when they controlled the council between 2003 and 2007, they will alienate us from all three regions.
Bernhard "The large classes we are facing in modern technical universities somehow alienate us from our students", Prof.
However, now is not the time to move forward on new sanctions - because doing so would derail this promising first step, alienate us from our allies and risk unravelling the coalition that enabled our sanctions to be enforced in the first place.
For example, how can we commit ourselves to "Soul-making" (one of the immediate concerns of Broken World), a process that requires us to give distinction to the sparks of creation that we continue by grounding them in the particularity of our experience, when we are continually absorbed and co-opted by capitalism and substitutions that alienate us from those things that should be most central: "you, you, you, you, you" ("Torn and Frayed").
Even though she does not cultivate a singular identity--nor as an individual or as an artist--she is nor one to think that rainbow flags, drag queens, sequins and glitter hold us back from making serious political headway or alienate us from the mainstream, "I think the biggest problem with our image is the misconceptions from outside the community.
20 years ago we became independent states, but it did not alienate us from each other.
Food should not upset our appetite for tolerance and love, but break the mental barriers that alienate us from other diverse cultures and communities.
No one will be able to alienate us from our heritage, culture and identity in this East," said Aoun, who also stressed the importance of refuting "Islamophobia" in the West by countering the notion of perpetual religious conflict in the Middle East.
SCOTLAND'S justice system is a joke and the SNP's decision to free the Lockerbie bomber will alienate us from the rest of the globe.