For all your dictionary needs!
Tip. You can look up words, expressions, names, titles...
Header of Alienation of Affection

Alienation of Affection

Definition of the noun alienation of affection

What does alienation of affection mean as a name of something?


  1. a tort based on willful and malicious interference with the marriage relation by a third party without justification or excuse
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic terms: civil wrong / tort = any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alienation of Affection

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewAgricultural and Agribusiness Law (2015)

An Introduction for Non-lawyers by Theodore A. Feitshans

Alienation of affection is a common law tort that is typically, but not ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Comparative Law (1983)

by Viktor Knapp

A husband is able to make use of four actions:396 abduction, enticement or harbouring; adultery and criminal conversation ; alienation of affection ; deprivation of wife's consortium. The first three actions are concerned with intentional harm, ...

Google previewPhilippine Law Dictionary

ALIENATION OF AFFECTION Elements. A cause of action for alienation of affection consists of three elements: 1) wrongful conduct of the defendant; 2) loss of affection or consortium; and 3) causal connection between such conduct and the ...

Google previewGilbert Pocket Size Law Dictionary 3d (2014)

by Publishers Editorial Staff

alienation of affection A malicious and willful interference with a marital relationship by a third party. It deprives a person of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals... by Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd

Anger; alienation of affection. Bacon. To DISTA'STE. v. a. [from the noun..] 1.

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

Anger; alienation of affection. — Julius Cæsar was by acclamation termed ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Alienation of Affection

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Share this page

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary