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1950, from French anomique (Durkheim, 1897); see anomie.
"absence of accepted social values," 1933, from Durkheim's "Suicide" (1897); a reborrowing with French spelling of anomy.
anomic a·no·mic (ə-nŏm'ĭk, ə-nō'mĭk)adj. Socially unstable, alienated, and disorganized. n. A socially unstable, alienated person.