Definition of Inalienable

1. Adjective. Incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another. "Endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights"




2. Adjective. Not subject to forfeiture. "An unforfeitable right"
Exact synonyms: Unforfeitable
Similar to: Indefeasible

Definition of Inalienable

1. a. Incapable of being alienated, surrendered, or transferred to another; not alienable; as, in inalienable birthright.

Definition of Inalienable

1. Adjective. Incapable of being alienated, surrendered, or transferred to another; not alienable. ¹

2. Adjective. (grammar) Of or pertaining to a noun belonging to a special class in which the possessive construction differs from the norm, especially for particular familial relationships and body parts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inalienable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inalienable

inadvisability
inadvisable
inadvisableness
inadvisably
inadvisedly
inadæquate
inaequihymeniiferous
inaesthetic
inaffability
inaffectation
inaffected
inaglyite
inaidable
inalienability
inalienable (current term)
inalienableness
inalienably
inalimental
inalterability
inalterable
inalterableness
inalterably
inamiable
inamicable
inamissible
inamor
inamor'd
inamorata
inamoratas

Literary usage of Inalienable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Legalized Outlaw by Samuel R. Artman (1908)
"CHAPTER IX THE SALOON IS NOT AN inalienable RIGHT What are inalienable rights? ... The courts say: "No one possesses an inalienable right to keep a saloon ..."

2. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1824)
"THE domains of the Roman emperors were anciently inalienable—it was the sacred domain. The barbarians came and rendered it altogether alienable. ..."

3. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1884)
"What is wanted is that the land shall be inalienable, so that the children shall not be beggars in tho land, as they will be unless tho Government give the ..."

4. The Validity of Rate Regulations, State and Federal by Robert Patterson Reeder (1914)
"inalienable rights. 99. There are a few statements in approval of the theory of inalienable rights in opinions which are not very recent;92 and even ..."

5. The Science of Jurisprudence: A Treatise in which the Growth of Positive Law by Hannis Taylor (1908)
"The terms "inalienable" and "innate." Right to life. ... The term "inalienable" is intended to indicate the fact that fundamental rights are from their very ..."

6. American State Papers Bearing on Sunday Legislation by William Addison Blakely, Willard Allen Colcord (1911)
"IN CONFLICT WITH inalienable RIGHTS. All Sunday laws are religious, and are in conflict with constitutional and inalienable rights. It is a well-established ..."

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