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ALIENATION

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alienation
n. transfer of property; estrangement; disinterest (in others, society, etc.)

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Alienation
Alienation may refer to:
  • Alienation (property law), the legal transfer of title of ownership to another party
  • Alienation effect, an audience's inability to identify with a character in a performance, as an intended consequence of the actor's interpretation of the script
  • Marx's theory of alienation, the separation of things that naturally belong together, or antagonism between those who are properly in harmony
  • Parental alienation, psychological alienation of a child from a parent, especially after divorce, such that the child acts with hostility toward the parent
  • Parental alienation syndrome, a pattern of parental alienation described by American psychiatrist Richard Gardner in the early 1980s
  • Social alienation, an individual's estrangement from his community, society, or world

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alienation

Noun
1. the feeling of being alienated from other people
(synonym) disaffection, estrangement
(hypernym) dislike
(hyponym) isolation
2. separation resulting from hostility
(synonym) estrangement
(hypernym) isolation
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"
(hypernym) transfer, transference
(classification) law, jurisprudence
4. the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly; "his behavior alienated the other students"
(hypernym) action


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aliénation
nf. alienation, estrangement; alienator; madness

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alienation
n. odcizení


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