If the terrorist attacks have stirred communal bonds elsewhere in the city, here the feeling is greater estrangement.
Conversely, those who immersed themselves in city life are depicted to have lost their communal bonds.
The crowd's attempt to raze the festival grounds symbolizes the collapse of communal bonds and boundaries.
Women can form a communal bond quickly, but may be reluctant to stand up for their personal views.
The destruction of the temple caused, if anything, a tightening of the communal bonds.
The survival of the communal bond severely dampened the stimulating impact that Emancipation might have had upon peasant enterprise.
Passivity in the face of the current calamity not only weakens these essential communal bonds; it also diminishes our own humanity.
Second, there is the decline of religious, communal and family bonds and norms that encourage honesty.
The telegraph, it was believed, would create stronger communal bonds; instead it permitted greater dispersion.
Okpella is a beautiful and natural town with polite happy citizens who share a communal bond prevalent in most African societies.