A state of social disorganization and demoralization in society which is largely the result of disharmony between cultural goals and the means for attaining them. This may be reflected in the behaviour of the individual in many ways - non-conformity, social withdrawal, deviant behaviour, etc.

(12 Dec 1998)

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