alienation (n.)

  1. the feeling of being alienated from other people

    [ Syn: disaffection , estrangement ]

  2. separation resulting from hostility

    [ Syn: estrangement ]

  3. (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. the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly; his behavior alienated the other students'

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