BELONGING By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Feeling of acceptance and approval by a group or society. Compare to alienation and estrangment. BELONGING: "The feeling of belonging was evident." Related Psychology Terms BELONGING POSITIVE ATTITUDE SOCIAL DISAPPROVAL TWO-SPIRIT PRIDE SOCIAL APPROVAL SOCIAL INCENTIVE PERSONAL ORIENTATION INVENTORY (POI) POSITIVE FEEDBACK GEMEINSCHAFT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BELONGING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/belonging-2/ (accessed January 25, 2021).