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Alienation

Alienation

1. The act of alienating, or the state of being alienated.

2. A transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property to another.

3. A withdrawing or estrangement, as of the affections. The alienation of his heart from the king. (Bacon)

4. Mental alienation; derangement of the mental faculties; insanity; as, alienation of mind.

Synonym: insanity, lunacy, madness, derangement, aberration, mania, delirium, frenzy, dementia, monomania. See insanity.

Origin: f. Alienation, L. Alienatio, fr. Alienare, fr. Alienare. See Alienate.


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