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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 Estranged; withdrawn in affection; foreign; -- with from.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

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

One ends up relying on pure musical inspiration, and failing that, the music won't lead to anything good, or it will alienate all but the most die-hard fans.
Boris Vian

There is no more effective way to radicalize American Muslim youth than for political leaders to make public displays of prejudice against all Muslims. Suspicion will undermine their sense of identification with America and alienate some from both the culture and from politics.
Miroslav Volf

I think if you alienate people and just focus on your work then it just becomes lonely and it's not fun anymore.
Julianne Hough
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Alienate Translations

alienate in Spanish is alienar
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