anomic anomic


  • (adj) socially disoriented


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  1. He span cautionary tales of anomic youth and loveless adults, snazzing up these intimate tragedies with plot pyrotechnics filched from the Hollywood melodramas he adored.
  2. But he had a hopeful note: anomic aphasia is much less common now that middle-ear infections are so readily controlled by sulfas and antibiotics.
  3. The two Tyler movies are anemic, anomic art-house fodder.
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