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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

of freedom but symbolizes impoverishment in some cultures; 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 ...

Google previewA Digest of the Decisions of All the Courts of the State of New York (1893)

by Frank Frederick Brightly

Alienism is an impediment to taking ...

Google previewA Digest of the Decisions of the Courts of the State of New York (1884)

From the Earliest Period 1794 to 1884, Embracing Not Only All the Reported Cases Contained in the Regular Series of Reports, But Also Those in the Practice Reports, and the Legal Periodicals of the Day, with a Table of Overruled and Reversed Cases by Frederick Charles Brightly

Alienism is an impediment to taking ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1887)

by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland

Alienism is an impediment ...

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

ALCOHOLOMETER 30 ALIENISM To mix with alcohol. 3. To produce alcoholism in the animal organism. alcoholometer (al-ko-hol-om'et-er). An instrument with a scale (usually a hydrometer) for determining the strength of spirits. [Alcohol + Gr.

Google previewThe Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge (1898)

by John Clark Ridpath

Alienism, al'yen-izm, n. The state of being an alien. — Alienor, flj 'yen -or, n. One who transfers property. Alíferous, Aligeróos, a-lif'êr-us, a-lij'ér-ue. а, [L. ala, wing, and /ero, aero, to bear.] Having wings.— Aliform, a'fi-form, a. [L. ala, wing, and ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Practical Phonography (1881)

Giving the Best Phonographic Forms for the Words of the English Language by James Eugene Munson

L2-N-T-NG Aliena'tion, L2-Nshn Alienator, L2-Ntr Aliene', IAYn Alienee', IAN Alienism ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

ALIENISM, a. dl'_1/én-', the condition of an alien.—SYN. of -'alienation': estrangement; abstraction; madness; derangcment; insanity; aberration. ALIEN. The citizen of one country, ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1915)

alienism (al'yen-izm) [L. alie'nus alien]. The study or treatment of mental disorders. alienist (al'yen-ist). An expert in the treatment of insanity. aliform (al'if-orm) [L. a'la wing + fofma shape). Shaped like a wing.

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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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