HyperDic: alienism

English > 2 senses of the word alienism:
NOUNcognitionalienisman obsolete term for the study and treatment of mental illness
attributealienism, alienagethe quality of being alien
English > alienism: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn obsolete term for the study and treatment of mental illness.
Broaderpsychiatry, psychopathology, psychological medicineThe branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
English > alienism: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being alien.
Synonymalienage
Broaderforeignness, strangeness, curiousnessThe quality of being alien or not native
Spanishalienismo, extranjería
Catalanalienisme, estrangeria

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