HyperDic: alienation

English > 4 senses of the word alienation:
NOUNfeelingalienation, disaffection, estrangementthe feeling of being alienated from other people
statealienation, estrangementseparation resulting from hostility
actalienation(law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another
actalienationthe action of alienating
alienation > pronunciation
Soundsey.liyahney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > alienation: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningThe feeling of being alienated from other people.
Synonymsdisaffection, estrangement
NarrowerisolationA feeling of being disliked and alone
BroaderdislikeA feeling of aversion or antipathy
Spanishalejamiento, alienación, desafección, desafecto, enajenación, extrañeza
Catalanalienació
English > alienation: 4 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningseparation resulting from hostility.
Synonymestrangement
BroaderisolationA state of separation between persons or groups
Spanishalejamiento, distanciamiento
Catalanalienació, distanciació
English > alienation: 4 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another.
Example"the power of alienation is an essential ingredient of ownership"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadertransfer, transferencetransferring ownership
English > alienation: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly.
BroaderactionSomething done (usually as opposed to something said)

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