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alienation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌālēəˈnāSHən/,/ˌālyə-/,
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alienations, plural;
  1. The state or experience of being isolated from a group or an activity to which one should belong or in which one should be involved
    • - unemployment may generate a sense of political alienation
  2. Loss or lack of sympathy; estrangement
    • - public alienation from bureaucracy
  3. (in Marxist theory) A condition of workers in a capitalist economy, resulting from a lack of identity with the products of their labor and a sense of being controlled or exploited

  4. A state of depersonalization or loss of identity in which the self seems unreal, thought to be caused by difficulties in relating to society and the resulting prolonged inhibition of emotion

  5. A type of faulty recognition in which familiar situations or people appear unfamiliar

  6. An effect, sought by some dramatists, whereby the audience remains objective and does not identify with the actors

  7. The transfer of the ownership of property rights


  1. the feeling of being alienated from other people
  2. separation resulting from hostility
  3. (law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another; "the power of alienation is an essential ingredient of ownership"
  4. the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly; "his behavior alienated the other students"
  5. (alienate) estrange: arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness; "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"
  6. (alienate) alien: transfer property or ownership; "The will aliened the property to the heirs"
  7. (Alienated (Eureka)) The following is a list of episodes for the American science fiction drama Eureka. In addition to the regularly televised episodes, there is a short webisode series called "Hide and Seek", which is available on Syfy's Eureka homepage.
  8. (Alienated (TV series)) Alienated is a Canadian science fiction TV series filmed and set in Victoria, British Columbia. The series premiered 8 July 2003 on Space and lasted for two seasons.
  9. (alienate) A stranger; an alien; To convey or transfer to another, as title, property, or right; to part voluntarily with ownership of; To estrange; to withdraw affections or attention from; to make indifferent or averse, where love or friendship before subsisted; to wean; Estranged; withdrawn ...
  10. (Alienate) To sell or give completely and without reserve; to transfer title to somebody else. A voluntary conveyance of property, especially real property.
  11. (Alienate) 1. To dispose of, often used in relation to an interest in land. Alienation may be formal (such as by grant or conveyance), informal and involuntary (such as compulsory acquisition by the state). 2. ...
  12. (alienate) (land): the transfer of European land title from one person or group of people to another.  The dictionary includes a collateral definition, "to estrange, make unfriendly ..."  The process of land alienation used by the Euro-Americans was usually the transfer of U.S. ...
  13. (alienated) by his gruff manner.
  14. (Alienating) In family law, the actions or statements of one parent which tend to sever, damage or harm his or her child's relationship with or affections for the other parent.
  15. The act of transferring property to another. Alienation may be voluntary, such as by gift or sale, or involuntary, as through eminent domain or adverse possession.
  16. to convey or transfer title and possession of property.
  17. In addition to the general modernist or existential sense of alienation as a feeling of exclusion, unbelonging and loneliness, the terms has a quite specific marxist usage. Here, the concept of alienation refers to workers relation to the product of his/her labour ? ...
  18. A separation of individuals from control and direction of their social life. The term was used widely in German philosophy in the 18th and 19th centuries, but it has become important for sociology through the ideas of Karl Marx (1818-1883). ...
  19. (aliénation, Entäusserung). An ideological concept used by Marx in his Early Works (q.v.) and regarded by the partisans of these works as the key concept of Marxism. ...
  20. Techniques designed to remind the audience of the nature of what they are seeing/hearing/reading, drawing attention to the process rather than the content.
  21. A state of divided selfhood in which one is distanced from one’s true being and confronts the self as an alien being.
  22. most people’s lives are spent soul destroying, following order and doing jobs that show no result of personal hard work.
  23. Separation from family, friends and society, a change in values and substitution of the cult as the new family; evidence of subtle or abrupt personality changes.
  24. Forced separation. In economics, the historical process of distancing the worker from his/her product.
  25. A term used generally to indicate the ways in which people's capacities are dominated by others. Used in Marxist theory to indicate the loss of control that workers have over their labour and the things they make in a capitalist mode of production.