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alienation

  

      n  
1    a turning away; estrangement  
2    the state of being an outsider or the feeling of being isolated, as from society  
3      (Psychiatry)   a state in which a person's feelings are inhibited so that eventually both the self and the external world seem unreal  
4      (Law)  
a    the transfer of property, as by conveyance or will, into the ownership of another  
b    the right of an owner to dispose of his property  
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alienation

  
1    breaking off, disaffection, diversion, divorce, estrangement, indifference, remoteness, rupture, separation, setting against, turning away, withdrawal  
2      (Law)   abalienation, conveyance, transfer  

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