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tr.v. al·ien·at·ed, al·ien·at·ing, al·ien·ates
1. To cause to become unfriendly or hostile; estrange: alienate a friend; alienate potential supporters by taking extreme positions.
2. To cause to become withdrawn or unresponsive; isolate or dissociate emotionally: The numbing labor tended to alienate workers.
3. To cause to be transferred; turn away: "He succeeded ... in alienating the affections of my only ward" (Oscar Wilde).
4. Law To transfer (property or a right) to the ownership of another, especially by an act of the owner rather than by inheritance.
[Latin aliēnāre, aliēnāt-, from Latin aliēnus, alien; see alien.]
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indifferent, unfriendly, or hostile
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|Adj.||1.||alienated - socially disoriented; "anomic loners musing over their fate"; "we live in an age of rootless alienated people"|
unoriented - not having position or goal definitely set or ascertained; "engaged in unoriented study"; "unoriented until she looked at the map"
|2.||alienated - caused to be unloved |
unloved - not loved
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alienated[ˈeɪlɪəneɪtɪd] ADJ → alienado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
alienated[ˈeɪliəneɪtɪd] adj → aliéné(e)
to feel alienated → se sentir étranger/ère
to feel alienated from sb/sth → se sentir étranger/ère à qn/qch
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alienatedadj (psych) alienado, aislado emocionalmente
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