alienacioun

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French alienacion, from Latin alienationem, accusative singular of aliēnātiōnem; equivalent to alienen +‎ -acioun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːliəˈnaːsiuːn/, /aːliəˈnaːsjuːn/, /aːliəˈnaːsjun/

Noun[edit]

alienacioun (plural alienaciouns)

  1. The removal of a person's possessions or privileges.
  2. (rare) Madness or crazedness; lack or loss of mental sanity.
  3. (rare) Renouncement or separation; a split between two parties.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: alienation

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