noun see anomie

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  • Anomy — An o*my, n. [Gr. ?. See {Anomia}.] Disregard or violation of law. [R.] Glanvill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anomy — (n.) lawlessness, 1590s, anglicized from Fr. anomie; from Gk. anomia lawlessness, noun of quality from anomos without law, lawless, from a , privative prefix, without (see AN (Cf. an ) (1)) + nomos law (see NUMISMATICS (Cf. numisma …   Etymology dictionary

  • anomy — anomie …   Dictionary of sociology

  • anomy — n. social instability; breakdown of social structure (Sociology); personal condition of isolation and unrest as a result of lack of social control and regulation; violation of law, absence of law and order …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anomy — an·o·my …   English syllables

  • anomy —   n. state in a society where normal social standards have deteriorated or been lost; state in an individual lacking usual moral standards, leading to disorientation and isolation. anomic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • anomy — n. (also anomie) lack of the usual social or ethical standards in an individual or group. Derivatives: anomic adj. Etymology: Gk anomia f. anomos lawless: ie f. F …   Useful english dictionary

  • anomie — noun 1. personal state of isolation and anxiety resulting from a lack of social control and regulation (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑anomy • Derivationally related forms: ↑anomic (for: ↑anomy), ↑anomic …   Useful english dictionary

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  • АНОМИЯ —         (франц. anomie отсутствие закона, организации, от греч. ? отрицат. частица и закон), понятие бурж. социологии. Выражает отношение индивидов к нормам и моральным ценностям социальной системы, в которой они действуют, и означает: 1)… …   Философская энциклопедия

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