Al"ien*ate (āl"yen*?t), a.
[L. alienatus, p. p. of alienare, fr. alienus. See
Alien, and cf. Aliene.] Estranged; withdrawn in
affection; foreign; -- with from.
O alienate from God.
Al"ien*ate (-āt), v. t. [imp. &
p. p. Alienated (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Alienating.] 1. To convey or transfer to
another, as title, property, or right; to part voluntarily with ownership
2. To withdraw, as the affections; to make
indifferent of averse, where love or friendship before subsisted; to
estrange; to wean; -- with from.
The errors which . . . alienated a loyal gentry and
priesthood from the House of Stuart.
The recollection of his former life is a dream that only the
more alienates him from the realities of the present.
Al"ien*ate (?), n. A stranger; an