• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Aliened made alien, estranged
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  • Roland Barthes
    “There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.”
  • R. D. Laing
    “Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.”
  • Arthur Miller
    “Without alienation, there can be no politics.”
  • King George III
    King George III
    “Knavery seems to be so much the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.”
  • Theodore Parker
    “Wealth and want equally harden the human heart, like frost and fire both are alien to human flesh.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. See Alien.


In literature:

Who blighted my fair name, and cast me forth an alien in the land of my forefathers?
"Wacousta: A Tale of the Pontiac Conspiracy (Complete)" by John Richardson
Can aliens make treaties easier than friends can make laws?
"U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses" by Various
Aliens ruled the inhabitants; the few oppressed the many; brave men were harried by cowards; the weak compelled the strong.
"The River War" by Winston S. Churchill
The alienation between them and Mr. Barnes, the present master, had however much stronger grounds than these.
"Magnum Bonum" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Here he was slithering about like a snake acclimating to both a foreign environment and the alien skin that he was now wearing.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
Indeed, they looked like denizens of a different world to ours, one alien to the kindly race of men.
"She and Allan" by H. Rider Haggard
Alien's bright young man begged to report that McMonigal's block was held in fee simple by the widow of the late Michael McMonigal.
"The Sturdy Oak" by Samuel Merwin, et al.
He was a nobly gifted man, but from first to last an alien in an alien land.
"Marse Henry, Complete" by Henry Watterson
The town was sacked; the conduct of L. Antonius alienated all Italy from his brother.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2" by Various
He stared like a visionary at the streaming multitude of alien shapes.
"Dragon's blood" by Henry Milner Rideout

In poetry:

A stranger from the frozen North,
Who sought the fount of health in vain,
Sank homeless on the alien earth,
And breathed the languid air with pain.
""I Was A Stranger, And Ye Took Me In"" by John Greenleaf Whittier
So we that knew this singer dead,
Whose hands attuned the harp Australian,
May set the face and bow the head,
And mourn his fate and fortunes alien.
"Charles Harpur" by Henry Kendall
Brothers in blood and nurture too,
Aliens in heart so oft should prove;
One lose, the other keep, Heaven's clue;
One dwell in wrath, and one in love.
"St. Luke" by John Keble
"Something not alien quite
To tender ruth, perchance their breast shall fill,
Seeing him that was so mobile grown so still,
The fiery-veined so white.
"Don Rafael" by Emma Lazarus
It is a ray, a seed, a note, a word,
a secret motion of our air and blood.
It is not alien, it is near-
our very skin-
a sheath to keep us pure of fear.
"The Shape of Death" by May Swenson
Thick as water, bursts remote
Round her ears the alien din,
While her little sullen chin
Fills the hollows of her throat:
Silent lie her slaughter'd kin.
"Cassandra" by George Meredith

In news:

Though Alienation will do her best to get the lead, she will have plenty of company.
When the allegation of parental alienation is made in a custody case, it usually involves a child being sought by a parent.
In the current vitriolic political climate, it can be easy to feel alienated from one's country or community, writes Jessa Crispin.
Antidotes to political alienation .
It seemed to start slowly, the feeling of alienation .
This form of child abuse is devastating to not only the child but the entire alienated family, and oftentimes the damage to the child is irreparable.
One of the archaeologists at Bad Archaeology lambastes the History Channel for its series Ancient Aliens and treating its nonsense as though it were fact.
The last film by novice indie director Ry Russo-Young was an empty bottle called You Won't Miss Me, about an alienated 23-year-old misfit just released from a psychiatric hospital.
The artist engages his alienation.
FOR THE TIME BEING I AM IGNORING THE alien pods, the racing cars, the intergalactic battles and the irradiated mutants.
Astrophysicist Dr Jeffrey Bennett discusses his book Beyond UFOS about why the very quest to find alien life can help us grow up as a species.
A genetic analysis of the Alien franchise.
The Obama administration is taking steps to grant what amounts to amnesty to as many as 300,000 illegal aliens.
DISNEY Taylor Kitsch tried to escape computer-generated alien beasts in a scene from “John Carter.†Willem Dafoe, one of the film’s stars, defended its high cost.
The following is not a diatribe against illegal aliens.

In science:

En este art´ıculo presentamos lo que, creemos, es la soluci´on m´as simple posible a los problemas y parado jas de Olum y Fermi sobre los ‘alien´ıgenas ausentes’.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Tambi´en hemos argumentado que la idea de universos branas, aunque a´un se encuentra en una fase muy prematura, podr´ıa de hecho agravar enormemente el problema del ‘alien´ıgena ausente’, puesto de manifiesto por primera vez por Enrico Fermi, como ya hemos mencionado.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Un ´ultimo comentario es que nunca hemos hecho ning´un tipo de investigaci´on en el tema de los contactos declarados como alien´ıgenas.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
An alien invasion fleet is interfering with the connection to the global positioning satellite.
To study the phenomenon of the Moravec's Paradox
This is an ingredient alien to the original spirit of the standard formulation.
Reverse Engineering Quantum Field Theory