• Anomie

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˈænəmiː/

    Alternative forms

    Origin

    From French anomie, from Ancient Greek ἀνομία (anomia, "lawlessness"), from ἄνομος (anomos, "lawless"), from ἀ- (a-, "not") + νόμος (nomos, "law")

    Full definition of anomie

    Noun

    anomie

    (uncountable)
    1. Alienation or social instability caused by erosion of standards and values.

    Derived terms

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