Alienation

• (n.) A withdrawing or estrangement, as of the affections. • (n.) The act of alienating, or the state of being alienated. • (n.) Mental alienation; derangement of the mental faculties; insanity; as, alienation of mind. • (n.) A transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property to another.
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alienation

(āl″e-әn-a´shәn) estrangement from society; feelings of being an outsider, foreigner, or outcast. estrangement from one's self; feelings of unreality or depersonalization. alienation of affect; isolation of ideas from feelings, avoidance of emotional situations, and other eff...
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alienation

(from the article `property law`) ...person, it may be asked whether that right, power, or privilege can be transferred to someone else. The general assumption in Western law is that ... ...principle was far from absolute; under pressure from younger sons, parts of an inheritance might be set apart for them in compensation (appanage; .....
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alienation

1. The act of alienating, or the state of being alienated. ... 2. A transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property to another. ... 3. A withdrawing or estrangement, as of the affections. 'The alienation of his heart from the king.' (Bacon) ... 4. Mental alienation; derangement of the mental faculties; insanity; as, alienation of mind. ... Syn...
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alienation

noun the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly; `his behavior alienated the other students`
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Alienation

[property law] In property law, alienation is the capacity for a piece of property or a property right to be sold or otherwise transferred from one party to another. Although property is generally deemed to be alienable, it may be subject to restraints on alienation. Aboriginal title is one example of inalienability (save to the Crown) in c...
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Alienation

Al`ien·a'tion noun [ French aliénation , Latin alienatio , from alienare , from alienare . See Alienate .] 1. The act of alienating, or the state of being alienated. 2. (Law) A transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property to another...
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Alienation

A feeling of estrangement from society as a whole, or from its dominant institutions, but not necessarily estrangement from all local religious groups (Dean 1961; Neal and Rettig 1967).
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alienation

A Marxist term. Alienation is the subjugation of people by the artificial creations of people 'which have assumed the guise of independent things.' Because products are thought of as commodities with money prices, the social process of trade and exchange becomes driven by forces operating independently of human will like natural laws.
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alienation

alienation, in property laws: see tenure.
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Alienation

Condition experienced by an individual when their needs are not being fulfilled, leading to withdrawal or possible aggression.
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Alienation

Dissatisfaction workers feel with the tasks they are required to perform.
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Alienation

In law, alienation is the transfer of the title to property from one person to another by conveyance, and not by inheritance.
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Alienation

In real estate law, the complete and voluntary transfer of title to real estate from one person to another. The freedom to alienate property is considered essential to complete ownership.
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alienation

in social sciences, the state of feeling estranged or separated from one`s milieu, work, products of work, or self. Despite its popularity in the ... [11 related articles]
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alienation

Sense of isolation, powerlessness, and therefore frustration; a feeling of loss of control over one's life; a sense of estrangement from society or even from oneself. As a concept it was developed...
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alienation

Sense of isolation, powerlessness, and therefore frustration; a feeling of loss of control over one's life; a sense of estrangement from society or even from oneself. As a concept it was developed by German philosophers G W F Hegel and Karl Marx; the latter used it as a description and criticism of the condition that developed among...
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Alienation

The ability to assign or sub-let. 
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Alienation

The act of separating land from the feudal system; typically by giving land to organizations rather than individuals. Also when individuals sell allods to other parties.
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Alienation

The act of transferring ownership, title, interest, or estate in real property from one person to an
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Alienation

The estrangement felt in a setting one views as foreign, unpredictable, or unacceptable. For exampl
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Alienation

the experience of isolation resulting from powerlessness
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Alienation

The sense that our own abilities, as human beings, are taken over by other entities. The term was originally used by Marx to refer to the projection of human powers onto gods. Subsequently he employed the term to refer to the loss of control on the part of workers over the nature of the labour task, and over the products of their labour. Feuerbach ...
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alienation

Type: Term Pronunciation: ā-lē-en-ā′shŭn Definitions: 1. A condition characterized by a lack of meaningful relationships with others, sometimes resulting in depersonalization and estrangement from others.
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Alienation

v. permission seeked by attorney from the judge to go near to witness box to question the witness or display something to him. Attorneys are not allowed to hover over a witness, even when permission has been granted to approach the witness. They are expected to cross-examine the witness and leave as soon as they are finished, and maintaining a resp...
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