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Alienation of Affection

Definition of the noun alienation of affection

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noun

  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

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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 ...

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