Definition of anomie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

anomie

 noun
(also anomy)noun
BrE BrE//ˈænəmi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈænəmi//
 
[uncountable](formal)
 
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a lack of social or moral standards Word Origin 1930s: from French, from Greek anomia, from anomos ‘lawless’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: anomie