Definition of Alienated

1. Adjective. Socially disoriented. "We live in an age of rootless alienated people"

Exact synonyms: Anomic, Disoriented
Similar to: Unoriented
Derivative terms: Anomie, Anomy



2. Adjective. Caused to be unloved.
Exact synonyms: Estranged
Similar to: Unloved

Definition of Alienated

1. Adjective. Isolated; excluded; estranged. ¹

2. Verb. (past of alienate#Verb alienate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Alienated

1. alienate [v] - See also: alienate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alienated

alidade
alidades
alidads
alien
alien abduction
alien absconder
alien nucleic acid
alienabilities
alienability
alienable
alienably
alienage
alienages
alienans
alienate
alienated (current term)
alienatedly
alienates
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alienation
alienation of affection
alienations
alienator
alienators
aliened
alienee
alienees
aliener
alieners
alienesque

Literary usage of Alienated

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1. Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1854)
"Of what is meant by a disordered and alienated state of the sensibilities. It may be proper to remark here, that an imperfect or disordered action of the ..."

2. The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature, Applied to the by Emer de Vattel, Joseph Chitty (1883)
"Who ther this rght extends to their property alienated by the enemy. The same decisions hold good with regard to the immovable property of individuals, ..."

3. Elements of Mental Philosophy Enbracing the Two Departments of the Intellect by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1841)
"That is to say, the merely irregular action becomes an insane or alienated action when it becomes so great, so pervading, and so deeply rooted in the mind ..."

4. The Imperial Gazetteer of India. by William Wilson Hunter, Great Britain India Office (1908)
"A large proportion of the land has been alienated. These alienations extend not ... include whole villages, of which about 8 per cent. have been alienated. ..."

5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"I have lately understood of some practising on the Queen's side about portions of tithes, to keep them still alienated from the Church ; I am bold to give ..."

6. The Law of Nations, Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the by Emer de Vattel, Joseph Chitty, Edward Duncan Ingraham (1867)
"It is asked whether she thus recovers such part of her property as had been alienated by the enemy while he kept her in subjection. In the first place, ..."

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