Alienation meaning

ālyə-nāshən, ālē-ə-
The definition of alienation is the state of a person who has disengaged themselves or have been alienated from the attentions from a person, place, or thing they once enjoyed.

An example of alienation is when a cheating wife is discovered by her husband, and he can no longer stand to be around her so he files for divorce.

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The act of transferring property or title to it to another.
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The act of alienating or the condition of being alienated; estrangement.

Alcoholism often leads to the alienation of family and friends.

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In real property law, the voluntary and absolute transfer of title of possession, by gift, sale, or testamentary instrument, of real property from one to another.
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The act of alienating.

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

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Emotional isolation or dissociation.
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An alienating or being alienated; specif., estrangement or detachment.
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Mental derangement; insanity.
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The act of alienating or the condition of being alienated; estrangement.

Alcoholism often leads to the alienation of family and friends.

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The state of being alienated.
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Origin of alienation

  • Old French alienacion, from Latin aliēnātiō.

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