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alienation

ay lee uh nay shuhn

  • n  the feeling of being alienated from other people
  • n  separation resulting from hostility
  • n  (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
  • n  the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly

  • It was, like many debut collections, a document of rebellion in this case, against the values of his Christian, middle-class Chinese upbringing, and the social alienation that .
  • Edgy, unpredictable, ahead of its time, "Peanuts" "vibrated with '50s alienation," Trudeau recalled.
  • What sort of alienation drives this resolve? When, at the age of 2, Barack Obama was abandoned by his African father, he lost both a father and accessibility to a black identity .
News & Articles

  • Why Be Libertarian?
    Why be libertarian, anyway? Why engage in a deep and lifelong commitment to the principle and the goal of individual liberty? For such a commitment, in our largely unfree world, means inevitably a radical disagreement with, and alienation from, the status quo, an alienation which equally inevitably imposes many sacrifices in money and prestige.
    June 17, 2013 - Ludwig von Mises Institute
Quotes

  • Alec Baldwin in FOXNews
    I have been driven to the edge by parental alienation for many years now,Baldwin wrote.
  • Kofi Annan in CNN International
    Annan said "if current patterns of alienation and violence persist much further, there is a grave danger the Iraqi state will break down, possibly in the midst of full-scale civil war."
  • Michael Owen in USA Today
    I know as actors our job is usually to shed our skins, but I think as people our job is to become who we really are, and so I would like to salute the men and women who brave ostracism, alienation and a life lived on the margins to become who they... Felicity Huffman http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felicity_Huffman&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEK7U_oVCo0lvp4xtbLpOQI9cp6Jw FOXNews http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,181842,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH7cg9g9GupbTqy34uDY9VrnS7G7A Jan 16, 2006 2696 3720 alight In certain parts, people do have a justification to have a go at me," Owen said. "I didn't set the world alight in the last year at Newcastle. That is no one's fault but mine. We were not playing well as a team and I wasn't doing my bit...

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