- alien and sedition acts,
- alienation of affections,
- alieni generis,
- alieni juris
Origin of alienation
Examples from the Web for non-alienation
Japan also secured the pledge of non-alienation of the province of Fuh-kien, which lies opposite her new territory of Formosa.Japan|Various
- the transfer of property, as by conveyance or will, into the ownership of another
- the right of an owner to dispose of his property
"transfer of ownership," late 14c., from Old French alienacion and directly from Latin alienationem (nominative alienatio) "a transfer, surrender," noun of action from past participle stem of alienare (see alienate). It also meant "loss or derangement of mental faculties, insanity" (late 15c.), hence alienist. Phrase alienation of affection as a U.S. legal term in divorce cases for "falling in love with someone else" dates to 1861.
A feeling of separation or isolation. In social science, alienation is associated with the problems caused by rapid social change, such as industrialization and urbanization (see Industrial Revolution), which has broken down traditional relationships among individuals and groups and the goods and services they produce.