Anomie in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Anomie

social instability caused by erosion of standards and values

Examples of Anomie in a sentence

Carl claims that the children of gangsters are prone to anomie because they were never raised with a sense of right and wrong.  🔊

As society’s standards weaken and people are affected by anomie, natural societal bonds that we take for granted begin to corrode.  🔊

When Josh moved to the high-rise section of his city, he began to feel that the locals were more effected by anomie and alienation than the suburbanites.  🔊

Growing up in a society devoid of moral guidance, Corey's feelings of anomie led him to join a dangerous gang.  🔊

Trish’s feelings of anomie began to develop within her as she watched the society that she grew up in move away from their established norms and traditions.  🔊

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