- s socially disoriented
anomic loners musing over their fate
- 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.
- Emperors and concubines have been replaced by the grungy malcontents of Zhang Yuan's Beijing Bastards (1993), the Sixth Generation's first major film; its anomic punksters spit out .
- 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.