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Alienation may refer to:
- Alienation (property law), the legal transfer of title of ownership to another party
- Alienation effect, an audience's inability to identify with a character in a performance, as an intended consequence of the actor's interpretation of the script
- Marx's theory of alienation, the separation of things that naturally belong together, or antagonism between those who are properly in harmony
- Parental alienation, psychological alienation of a child from a parent, especially after divorce, such that the child acts with hostility toward the parent
- Parental alienation syndrome, a pattern of parental alienation described by American psychiatrist Richard Gardner in the early 1980s
- Social alienation, the individual subject's estrangement from its community, society, or world
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