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1. alienation

noun. ['ˌeɪliːəˈneɪʃən'] the feeling of being alienated from other people.

Synonyms

  • dislike
  • disaffection
  • isolation

Antonyms

  • approve
  • like
  • loyalty
  • union

Etymology

  • alienacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • alienatio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Alienation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word alienation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Though you cannot sue for alienation of affection in Virginia, other options may be open to you.

2. alienation

noun. ['ˌeɪliːəˈneɪʃən'] (law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another.

Synonyms

  • transfer

Antonyms

  • approval
  • love

Etymology

  • alienacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • alienatio (Latin)

3. alienation

noun. ['ˌeɪliːəˈneɪʃən'] separation resulting from hostility.

Synonyms

  • isolation

Antonyms

  • engagement
  • participation

Etymology

  • alienacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • alienatio (Latin)

4. alienation

noun. ['ˌeɪliːəˈneɪʃən'] the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly.

Antonyms

  • Anglophilia

Etymology

  • alienacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • alienatio (Latin)
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