Alienation Law and Legal Definition

In law, the word alienation has the following meanings:

  • Conveyance or transfer of property to another; the legal transfer of title of ownership to another party. For example, alienation of a person’s estate.
  • Withdrawal or separation of a person or a person's affections from an object or position of former attachment; estrangement from community, society, or world. For example, alienation of affections.