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    alien

    alien - Dictionary definition and meaning for word alien

    Definition
    (noun) a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    Synonyms : foreigner , noncitizen , outlander
    Definition
    (noun) anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    Synonyms : stranger , unknown
    Definition
    (noun) a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere Definition
    (verb) transfer property or ownership
    Synonyms : alienate
    Example Sentence
    • The will aliened the property to the heirs
    Definition
    (verb) arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
    Synonyms : alienate , disaffect , estrange
    Example Sentence
    • She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious
    Definition
    (adj) not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something
    Synonyms : foreign
    Example Sentence
    • an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism
    • the mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper
    • jealousy is foreign to her nature
    Definition
    (adj) being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    Synonyms : exotic
    Example Sentence
    • alien customs
    • exotic plants in a greenhouse
    • exotic cuisine
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