alienation


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Synonyms for alienation

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the act of estranging or the condition of being estranged

serious mental illness or disorder impairing a person's capacity to function normally and safely

a making over of legal ownership or title

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the feeling of being alienated from other people

separation resulting from hostility

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(law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another

the action of alienating

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For this reason I never thought of taking any steps towards a complete separation, which would have made our alienation evident to the world.
To my surprise she had of late seemed to seek opportunities of remaining in my society, and had cultivated that kind of distant yet familiar talk which is customary between a husband and wife who live in polite and irrevocable alienation.
Though harrowing to myself to mention, the alienation of Mr.
But while he apparently studied to spare the feelings of Bois-Guilbert, he threw in, from time to time, such hints, as seemed to infer that he laboured under some temporary alienation of mind, so deeply did he appear to be enamoured of the damsel whom he brought along with him.
He had taken the silence of the old man for a return to reason; and now these few words uttered by Faria, after so painful a crisis, seemed to indicate a serious relapse into mental alienation.
Events of every description, changes, alienations, removals--all, all must be comprised in it, and oblivion of the past-- how natural, how certain too
Dr Jan discussed different concepts of alienation which afflicted human beings.
This includes but is not limited to parental alienation.
Farzana and more than 70 other former workers of MQM London have announced alienation with London MQM.
Drawing on social exchange theory (Blau, 1986) and the norm of reciprocity (Gouldner, 1960), we proposed that social alienation would mediate the relationship between territoriality and idea implementation.
They approach parental alienation from a mental health perspective.
From this emerges a positive understanding of alienation, as the experience of alienation is not only a negative one.
that behavior, deliberately trying to sabotage a child's relationship with the other parent, has a name: parental alienation.
Hershey, the South Dakota Supreme Court recognized that the tort of alienation of a child's affections was a viable cause of action under the state's alienation statute.
12,318 (2010), the Parental Alienation Law, was created to prevent parents with custody of children, from denying access to children after a divorce or separation and to combat the slow pace of justice, as it establishes faster handling of the process, avoiding damage caused by indefinite separation between parents and children.