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Noun: alienation  ,ey-lee-u'ney-shun
  1. The feeling of being alienated from other people
    - disaffection, estrangement
  2. Separation resulting from hostility
    - 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

Derived forms: alienations

Type of: action, dislike, isolation, transfer, transference

Encyclopedia: Alienation