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alienate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alienate  \Al"ien*ate\,  n. 
  A  stranger;  an  alien.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alienate  \Al"ien*ate\  ([=a]l"yen*[asl]t),  a.  [L.  alienatus  p. 
  p.  of  alienare,  fr  alienus  See  {Alien},  and  cf  {Aliene}.] 
  Estranged;  withdrawn  in  affection;  foreign;  --  with  from 
 
  O  alienate  from  God.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alienate  \Al"ien*ate\  (-[=a]t),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Alienated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Alienating}.] 
  1.  To  convey  or  transfer  to  another,  as  title,  property,  or 
  right  to  part  voluntarily  with  ownership  of 
 
  2.  To  withdraw,  as  the  affections;  to  make  indifferent  of 
  averse,  where  love  or  friendship  before  subsisted;  to 
  estrange;  to  wean;  --  with  from 
 
  The  errors  which  .  .  .  alienated  a  loyal  gentry  and 
  priesthood  from  the  House  of  Stuart.  --Macaulay. 
 
  The  recollection  of  his  former  life  is  a  dream  that 
  only  the  more  alienates  him  from  the  realities  of 
  the  present.  --I.  Taylor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  alienate 
  v  :  arouse  enmity  or  indifference  in  where  there  had  formerly 
  been  love,  affection,  or  friendliness  [syn:  {estrange},  {alien}, 
  {disaffect}] 




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