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


law a variant of inalienable


(ɪnˈeɪl yə nə bəl, -ˈeɪ li ə-)

not alienable; not transferable to another or capable of being repudiated: inalienable rights.
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.
MORALITY is an outgrowth of unalienable human rights including but not limited to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
This child was endowed by our Creator with an unalienable right to life.
The NHS has been a major achievement for the health sector and every citizen in Cyprus 'because providing the best possible health service is an unalienable right for all citizens and not a privilege'.
color of skin and texture of hair, we should focus on our similarities of the American Dream--being able to follow whatever path you choose, being able to provide for your family and having unalienable rights.
He added that the resolutions support the unalienable historical rights of Palestinians in the occupied Jerusalem and its Muslim holy sites.
But if we want America to remain a free country, it must necessarily be the unalienable right of every American to be politically incorrect, and proud of it
They have an unalienable right to self-determination which cannot be blocked or obscured by any Indian action.
For our nation and for so many others around the world, you protect and further the self-evident truths that we are created equal, endowed with unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Refugees and migrants are not statistics, but human beings with unalienable rights and inherent human dignity.