Many are alienated from their families already and defiance is part of their motive for leaving.
Non-college whites are the most alienated and pessimistic group in the electorate and also the most nationalist.
As a result, our young people are alienated like no generation before them.
1540s, "make estranged" (in feelings or affections), from Latin alienatus, past participle of alienare "to make another's, estrange," from alienus "of or belonging to another person or place," from alius "(an)other" (see alias (adv.)). Related: Alienated; alienating.