inalienable

[ in-eyl-yuh-nuh-buhl, -ey-lee-uh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF inalienable
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Liberty is inalienable, and its price is above that of all the goods of this world.

It was a habit of thought, inalienable, the product of the ages.

It is a national prerogative, as inalienable as his pride and his poverty.

Your declaration on the inalienable rights of men is well stated.

What, then, becomes of the equal and inalienable right of all men to freedom?

It is inalienable, and can neither be bought, nor sold, nor given away.

Why add the pursuit of happiness to our other inalienable worries?

It is inalienable, and can neither be bought nor sold nor given away.

For the same reason that sovereignty is inalienable, it is indivisible.

And again: "Right of ownership is inalienable for ever in dealings with a stranger" (hostis).

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + alienable (see alienate). Related: Inalienably; Inalienability.

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