abalienate

v.

1550s, from Latin abalienatus, past participle of abalienare "to remove, literally "to make alien," from ab- (see ab-) + alienare (see alienate). Related: Abalienated; abalienating.


Nearby words

  1. abadie's sign of tabes dorsalis,
  2. abaft,
  3. abagtha,
  4. abailard,
  5. abakan,
  6. abalienation,
  7. abalone,
  8. abamp,
  9. abampere,
  10. abandon

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