alienism

noun
alien·​ism | \ ˈā-lē-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce alienism (audio) , ˈāl-yə- \

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First Known Use of alienism

1783, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alienism

alien entry 2 + -ism

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“Alienism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alienism. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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