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Definition of 'alienation'


  1. the feeling of being alienated from other people
       Synonyms: disaffection estrangement
  2. separation resulting from hostility
       Synonyms: 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 ownership"
  4. the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly; "his behavior alienated the other students"

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