alienation - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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  1. 1
    the feeling that you do not belong in a particular society, place, or group

    The novel is a portrait of teenage alienation.

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  2. 2
    the process of making someone dislike you, or not want to help or support you

    The party is now suffering for its alienation of women voters.

  3. 3
    legal the process of giving someone something such as property or rights

    Restrictions were placed on the alienation of her property.