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Definition of Alienate

Alienate

  1. Estranged; withdrawn in affection; foreign; -- with from.
  2. To convey or transfer to another, as title, property, or right; to part voluntarily with ownership of.
  3. To withdraw, as the affections; to make indifferent of averse, where love or friendship before subsisted; to estrange; to wean; -- with from.
  4. A stranger; an alien.

Alienate Quotations

Motown was about music for all people - white and black, blue and green, cops and the robbers. I was reluctant to have our music alienate anyone.
Berry Gordy

Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
William Hazlitt

And another thing is that I think as a church whenever we become politically driven, we alienate at least 50 percent of the people that God called us to reach with our political orientations.
T. D. Jakes

I don't want to completely self-sabotage everything that I've got and alienate everyone. But I definitely want to take some chances as I always have.
Katy Perry

Violent movements attract thugs and firebrands who enjoy the mayhem. Violent tactics provide a pretext for retaliation by the enemy and alienate third parties who might otherwise support the movement.
Steven Pinker
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Alienate Translations

alienate in Spanish is alienar
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