alienation (ay-lee-<<schwa>>-nay-sh<<schwa>>n or ayl-y<<schwa>>-nay-sh<<schwa>>n),
n.1. Withdrawal from former attachment; estrangement <alienation of affections>.2. Conveyance
or transfer of property to another <alienation of one’s estate>. [Cases: Property 11. C.J.S.
Property §§ 27, 33.] — alienative (ay-lee-<<schwa>>-nay-tiv orayl-y<<schwa>>-), adj.
“[A]ny transfer of real estate short of a conveyance of the title is not an alienation of the
estate.” 4A John Alan Appleman & Jean Appleman, Insurance Law and Practice § 2741, at 325
n.12 (rev. vol. 1969).
involuntary alienation.Alienation against the wishes of the transferor, as by attachment. —
Also termed invo-luntary conveyance. [Blacks Law 8th]