unalienable


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un·al·ien·a·ble

 (ŭn-āl′yə-nə-bəl, -ā′lē-ə-)
adj.
Not to be separated, given away, or taken away; inalienable: "All of them ... claim unalienable dignity as individuals" (Garrison Keillor).

unalienable

(ʌnˈeɪljənəbəl)
adj
law a variant of inalienable

in•al•ien•a•ble

(ɪnˈeɪl yə nə bəl, -ˈeɪ li ə-)

adj.
not alienable; not transferable to another or capable of being repudiated: inalienable rights.
[1635–45]
in•al`ien•a•bil′i•ty, n.
inalienable, unalienable - Inalienable and unalienable are interchangeable for "unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor."
See also related terms for interchangeable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unalienable - incapable of being repudiated or transferred to anotherunalienable - incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another; "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights"
intrinsic, intrinsical - belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey
References in classic literature ?
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.
When they would thrust at, or parry, the noses of his champing horses, making them swing their heads and move their feet, disturbing a solid dreamy repose, he swore at the men as fools, for he himself could perceive that Providence had caused it clearly to be written, that he and his team had the unalienable right to stand in the proper path of the sun chariot, and if they so minded, obstruct its mission or take a wheel off.
Father Ignatius performed the offices of the church, in a little chapel attached to the estate of Don Augustin; and long ere the sun had begun to fall, Middleton pressed the blushing and timid young Creole to his bosom, his acknowledged and unalienable wife.
I believe that everyone has the unalienable right to choose their gender, and if that means a sex change, so be it.
In fact, the right to bear arms is a God-given, natural, fundamental, unalienable, constitutionally protected right.
Using unalienable rights from the Declaration of Independence as his foundation, Steve seeks to breach the partisan divide like no one else can.
Pakistan believes that right to self-determination is an unalienable right of the people of Palestine.
They built a legacy that lives on today, through generations of patriots like you, who have defended the ideals enshrined in our founding documents: the belief that we are all created equal and endowed with unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
That memory--of a sovereign people whose government would depend on the consent of the governed and would guard against deprivation of their unalienable rights to life, liberty, and property--long has been forgotten by many who live in the U.
We all know those famous words, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
Self-evident truth held life, liberty and pursuit of happiness among the unalienable rights of all created equal.
I)t establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of.