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Definition of the adjective alienating
What does alienating mean as an attribute of a noun?
- causing hostility or loss of friendliness
- example: her sudden alienating aloofness
- similar: antagonistic
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Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice, at Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts (1896)
by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, Thomas Edward O'Brien, James Cockcroft
Alienating. the. Affections. of. Plaintiff's. Wife. Form No. 1099. John Doe, plaintiff, against Richard Roe, defendant. The plaintiff above named complains and alleges : First, That on the first day of May, A.D. i892, at the city of Albany, in the state of ...
Dictionary of Existentialism (2013)
by Haim Gordon
Personal identity, therefore, is fundamentally alienating. It is a role ...
by Robert Eccleshall, Graham Walker
but alienating more moderate opinion elsewhere.
Dictionary of Sociology (2001)
by Tony Lawson, Joan Garrod
Alienating conditions stem from the ownership of the means of productionby the capitalist class, who therefore control the conditions of work, as well as expropriating the surplus value of the worker. The conditions of work that are alienating are ...
by Stephen J. Farenga, Immanuel Ness
Nonparticipants often cite cruel and unresponsive teachers, alienating school climates, and boredom as reasons that compelled them to drop out of school. Quigley is clear that nonparticipants strongly value education and aspire to complete ...
Encyclopedia of Leadership (2004)
by George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson, James MacGregor Burns
Such conviction gave him great strength among those who chose to follow but was alienating to potential allies who differed, they thought, only slightly. DIVISIVE LEADERSHIP IN THREE CONTROVERSIES The same ability to mingle ...
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Seth Godin Alienating the 2 percent
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Scrabble value of A1L1I1E1N1A1T1I1N1G2
The value of this 10-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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