Alienate

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  • arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
  • transfer property or ownership; "The will aliened the property to the heirs"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Alienate'


  • How to Lose Friends and Alienate People: Friends and Alienate People may refer to: How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (memoir), a 2001 memoir by Toby Young How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
  • How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (film): How to Lose Friends & Alienate People is a 2008 British comedy film based upon Toby Young's 2001 memoir of the same name. The film follows a similar storyline
  • How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (memoir): For other uses, see How to Lose Friends and Alienate People (disambiguation). How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2001) is a memoir by Toby Young about
  • Alienated: Alienated may refer to: Alienated (TV series), a 2003 Canadian science fiction TV series "Alienated" (Diagnosis Murder episode), an episode of the sixth

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* Human beings are compelled to live within a lie, but they can be compelled to do so only because they are in fact capable of living in this way. Therefore not only does the system alienate humanity, but at the same time alienated humanity supports this system as its own involuntary masterplan, as a degenerate image of its own degeneration, as a record of people's own failure as individuals. - Vaclav Havel

* Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate. - Mark B. Cohen


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