Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Not transferable; that can not be rightfully taken away.

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Usage examples "inalienable":

  1. So is it, as we have seen, with the idea of inalienable rights in natural property that may be held even out of all proportion to any proper use that the owners may be able to make of it; and so is it with the idea of inviolable natural privileges to those who control facilities that depend on public patronage for their commercial success. - "The Holy Earth", L. H. Bailey.
  2. Down deep in her nature was an inalienable loyalty, was a simple, old- fashioned feeling that " they two," she and Eglington, should cleave unto each other till death should part. - "The Weavers, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009.
  3. But you must allow me to go to the dogs in my own fashion; that's the inalienable right of every emancipated soul in these days. - "Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories", Robert Herrick.