Definitions for alienationˌeɪl yəˈneɪ ʃən, ˌeɪ li ə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

al•ien•a•tionˌeɪl yəˈneɪ ʃən, ˌeɪ li ə-(n.)

  1. the act of alienating; the state of being alienated.

  2. Law. a transfer of the title to property by one person to another; conveyance.

    Category: Law

  3. the state of being withdrawn from the objective world.

Origin of alienation:

1350–1400; ME < L

al′ien•a`tive(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alienation, disaffection, estrangement(noun)

    the feeling of being alienated from other people

  2. alienation, estrangement(noun)

    separation resulting from hostility

  3. alienation(noun)

    (law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another

    "the power of alienation is an essential ingredient of ownership"

  4. alienation(noun)

    the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly

    "his behavior alienated the other students"

Wiktionary

  1. alienation(Noun)

    The act of alienating.

    The alienation of that viewing demographic is a poor business decision.

  2. alienation(Noun)

    The state of being alienated.

  3. alienation(Noun)

    Emotional isolation or dissociation.

  4. Origin: alienacion, from alienatio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alienation(noun)

    the act of alienating, or the state of being alienated

  2. Alienation(noun)

    a transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property to another

  3. Alienation(noun)

    a withdrawing or estrangement, as of the affections

  4. Alienation(noun)

    mental alienation; derangement of the mental faculties; insanity; as, alienation of mind

Freebase

  1. Alienation

    In property law, alienation is the capacity for a piece of property or a property right to be sold or otherwise transferred from one party to another. Although property is generally deemed to be alienable, it may be subject to restraints on alienation. Aboriginal title is one example of inalienability in common law jurisdictions.


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