toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

alienate
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
make one feel emotionally separated or unfriendly
  • So, she was intensely annoyed when he dropped his masquerade and set out apparently upon a deliberate campaign to alienate Atlanta's good will.
    2.12 (71% in)
  • God would punish her for not being nicer to him—punish her for all her bullyings and proddings and storms of temper and cutting remarks, for alienating his friends and shaming him by operating the mills and building the saloon and leasing convicts.
    4.47 (5% in)
  • We have only Mrs. Wilkes to help us and you do your best to alienate and insult her.
    5.52 (28% in)
  • And now she had alienated him from the sister he loved so dearly.
    5.55 (45% in)

There are no more uses of "alienate" in Gone with the Wind.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®