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. I bore this with languid submission, and without feeling enough interest in her motives to be roused into keen observation; yet I could not help perceiving something triumphant and excited in her carriage and the expression of her face--something too subtle to express itself in words or tones, but giving one the idea that she lived in a state of expectation or hopeful suspense.
To me, he signified the threatening danger was not so much death, as permanent alienation of intellect.
'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!
The sense of deprivation and alienation among 2.2 million people of GB is surging day by day ever since Supreme Court of Pakistan declared it a disputed land in its recent decision and reluctance of new government's in granting GB a status of 'provisional province' till the resolution of Kashmir issue.
Keywords: Work Alienation; Organizational Cynicism; Supervisor Support; Organizational Politics; Higher Education.
Capitalism, Alienation and Critique: Studies in Economy and Dialectics (Dialectics, Deontology and Democracy, Vol.
Thereby, individuals' perception of overqualification leads them to feel a high level of work alienation, which, in turn, leads to a low level of job crafting, that is, employees' physical and cognitive changes within the task or relational boundaries of work, such as constructing work worlds by shaping tasks related to their work, and forming interactions and relationships related to their work (Wrzesniewski & Dutton, 2001).
ISLAMABAD -- The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury, has said that the Indian policy on Kashmir is diabolical and the alienation of the people of the Valley is almost complete.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals recently ruled that mere allegations of parental alienation are sufficient to support a prima facie case for an evidentiary hearing in a motion to change custody.
If someone breaks your arm or your leg, a competent lawyer can probably give you a reasonably good estimate of how much your prospective case is worth.<br />But if someone breaks your heart, putting a value on your legal claim becomes decidedly more difficult.<br />North Carolina is one of the few states that still recognize so-called "heart balm torts" such as alienation of affection and criminal conversationessentially claims for home-wrecking and adultery, respectively, brought by an aggrieved spouse against the alleged interloper.