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Definition of the noun alienism

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noun - plural: alienisms

  1. an obsolete term for the study and treatment of mental illness
  2. the quality of being alien

Alternative definition of the noun alienism


  1. The fact or position of being an alien; alienage.
  2. [archaic] The study or treatment of mental disorders; psychiatry.

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Google previewThe Complete Universe of Memes (2002)

Branches of Reality on the Reality Tree by Lloyd H. Whitling

separistic alienism is a part of the DEMON's teachings that free— dom is found exterior to our minds. Any deed or manifestation of thought that will show any grouping of humanity a glimpse of this truth, will be one against which all demons will react by inspiring that great fear we call guilt or shame within each individual's gut. Social nudity, conducive to real ideas of social freedom-in-unity, can cause some demons to inspire insane reactions in some humans already filled with fearful ...




Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

abstractionism, adoptionism, adventurism, aestheticism, Africanism, agnosticism, alcoholism, alienism, amateurism, amoralism, anabaptism, anachronism, Anglicanism, animalism, antagonism, Arianism, astigmatism, athleticism, asynchronism, Atlanticism, atonalism, Australianism, automatism, avant- gardism, behaviorism, Big Brotherism, bilingualism, biologism, bipedalism, biracialism, Bonapartism, bureaucratism, cannibalism, capitalism, Cartesianism, catastrophism, Catholicism, ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Alienism, al'- yen-izm. The science of mental disorders. Alienist, al'-yen-ist. One who treats mental diseases. Aliferous, al-if"-er-ous. Having wings. Aliform. al'-if-orm. Having the shape of a wing. Aliment, al'-im-ent. Nourishment; food. Alimentary, al-im-en'- ta-re.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders (2009)

by Richard Noll

alienism An obsolete 19th-century term for the study and treatment of mental diseases. In France this medical discipline was referred to as MÉDICINE MENTALE. It predates “PSYCHIATRY” as a conventional label for this profession. The word psychiatry was first used in English to describe this profession in 1846, following the ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1I1E1N1I1S1M3

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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