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Alien Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
  • a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
  • anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
  • 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"
  • being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "alien customs"; "exotic plants in a greenhouse"; "exotic cuisine"
  • not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something; "an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism"; "the mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper"; "jealousy is foreign to her nature"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country ,
  • anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found ,
  • a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere

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Alien Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Alien, an advanced extraterrestrial life form from outer space suposedly spoted flying in an advanced air crafted called a U.F.O.

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'Alien' example sentence in quotations


* We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy

* American life is a powerful solvent. It seems to neutralise every intellectual element, however tough and alien it may be, and to fuse it in the native good-will, complacency thoughtlessness, and optimism. - James Harvey Robinson

* Homo sum humani nil a me alienum puto.(I am a man I hold that nothing human is alien to me.) - Terence


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