Anomie is a sense of disconnection from culture and society.
Loss and grief
The middle of the ocean
Businesses after closing
Quiet of the night
Memories and reminiscence
Longing for the past
The end of a good book
Darkness and a lack of light
CounterexamplesThe opposite of a lonely thing is a lively thing where social elements of the human experience unfold. The following are illustrative examples.
Social game environments
Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact.
— Martha Beck
When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that.
— Gertrude Stein
A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.
— Mandy Hale
You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone.
— Amit Ray
The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which makes you lonely.
— Lorraine Hansberry
If you smile when you are alone, then you really mean it.Next: Social Life
— Andy Rooney