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Meaning of ALIENISM

Pronunciation:  'eylyu`nizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality of being alien
 

ALIENISM is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: alienage
 
 See Also: curiousness, foreignness, strangeness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Al"ien*ism\, n.
1. The status or legal condition of an alien; alienage.

         The law was very gentle in the construction of the
         disability of alienism.               --Kent.

2. The study or treatment of diseases of the mind.

 

 

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