What does alienist mean?

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ˌeɪl yə nɪst, ˌeɪ li ə-alienist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alienist(noun)

    a psychiatrist and specialist in the legal aspects of mental illness


  1. alienist(Noun)

    An expert in mental illness, especially with reference to legal ramifications.

  2. alienist(Noun)

    A psychiatrist or psychologist.

  3. Origin: From aliéniste, from aliéné, for insane

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alienist(noun)

    one who treats diseases of the mind

  2. Origin: [F. aliniste.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Alienist

    āl′yen-ist, n. one who specially treats mental diseases. [Fr.]

Anagrams for alienist »

  1. Latinise

  2. litanies


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alienist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alienist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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