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Definition of "anomic" [anomic]

  • Socially disorganized, disoriented or alienated (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "anomic" in a sentence
  • "As a convinced Bible-believing Christian I have no problem with recognising that everyone is inherently religious and that without some overarching world-view would slump into what sociologist, Peter Berger calls 'anomic collapse'."
  • "These have much in common; they are guides to effective living in our chaotic, anomic society."
  • "But when mega developers began transforming Jersey City's post-industrial waterfront into a real estate "Gold Coast" in the '80s, area pols turned anomic."
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