alien·ation /ˌeliəˈneʃən, ˌeljə-/
alien·ation /ˌelɪəˈneʃən, ˌeljə-/ 名詞
1. The act of alienating, or the state of being alienated.
2. Law 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.
Syn: -- Insanity; lunacy; madness; derangement; aberration; mania; delirium; frenzy; dementia; monomania. See Insanity.
n 1: the feeling of being alienated from other people [syn: disaffection,
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
4: the action of alienating; the action of causing to become
unfriendly; "his behavior alienated the other students"