Synonyms of alienating
- 1. estrange, alienate, alien, disaffect, change, alter, modify
- usage: arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness; "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"
- 2. alien, alienate, transfer
- usage: transfer property or ownership; "The will aliened the property to the heirs"
- 3. alienate, affect, impress, move, strike
- usage: make withdrawn or isolated or emotionally dissociated; "the boring work alienated his employees"
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- 1. alienating, antagonistic (vs. conciliatory)
- usage: causing hostility or loss of friendliness; "her sudden alienating aloofness"
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