inalienable vs unalienable (an independence day special)

inalienable unalienable (an independence day special)


  • 1) Incapable of being alienated, surrendered, or transferred to another; not alienable.
  • 2) grammar Of or pertaining to a noun belonging to a special class in which the possessive construction differs from the norm, especially for particular familial relationships and body parts.
  • 3) That cannot be transferred to another or others.
  • 4) Incapable of being alienated or transferred to another; that cannot or should not be transferred or given up.


  • 1) "Just fine," he said to himself, asserting with that his inalienable right to defend it.
  • 2) To lie in the service of survival seemed to her an inalienable right, if not a duty.
  • 3) this as a fundamental and inalienable human right, but now Bardo hinted that this was not so.
  • 4) Any infringement of that choice constitutes serfdom, and liberty is the inalienable right of humankind.
  • 5) He thinks the relative silence on God/religion in the Constitution is over-ridden by the Declaration of Independence (because it contains the phrase "inalienable rights endowed by the creator") and he thinks the First Amendment religion clauses apply only to Christians and Jews (and maybe, but probably not, Muslims).
  • 6) The original idea behind the phrase "inalienable rights" was that rights are inalienable because they are correlative to duties and responsibilities that exist objectively and transcend the will, and that we are therefore not allowed to shirk.
  • 7) This was a point of central importance – for some purposes it was the point of central importance – in the political philosophies behind the Glorious Revolution and the American Revolution, from which the phrase "inalienable rights" historically sprang.
  • 8) He said Moscow supported and will support what he described as the inalienable right of the Palestinian people to an independent state with its capital in east Jerusalem.
  • 9) The word "inalienable" was inserted to deny this, and the only possible justification for it is the existence of transcendent duties.
  • 10) Some earlier drafts used the word "inalienable," which is the term our modern dictionaries prefer.
  • 11) Mrs Tollefsen holds aloft her adorable 22-month-old first IVF baby, Freya, as proof of what she calls her inalienable 'right to be a mum', whatever her age.
  • 12) ‘We know what it is like to assert that the right to sovereignty, independence and unity is inalienable and indefeasible.’
  • 13) ‘One of the inalienable rights of British subjects in 1840 was that their beliefs were to be respected.’
  • 14) ‘The era of the inclusive, inalienable character of British subject status was over.’
  • 15) ‘The use of force to deprive peoples of their national identity constitutes a violation of their inalienable rights and of the principle of non-intervention.’
  • 16) ‘Freedom from slavery remains an inalienable human right today - see Chapter 15.’
  • 17) ‘Basic inalienable rights, due process, the sanctity of the home have been quickly compromised in a climate of fear.’
  • 18) ‘These are the inalienable rights of a young person, though they are too often infringed upon already.’
  • 19) ‘The rights protected by the constitution are inalienable and inviolable.’
  • 20) ‘He now realizes that it is a privilege, not an inalienable right, to play in the NFL.’
  • 21) ‘Australians do not have an inalienable right to dependency, they have an inalienable right to a fair place in the real economy.’
  • 22) ‘The liberals of the nation rallied to laud her and condemn those who professed to defend their inalienable right to continue with this practice.’
  • 23) ‘The US Declaration of Independence claims that all men have an inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.’
  • 24) ‘Many travelers feel upgrades are an inalienable right - along with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.’
  • 25) ‘This note was a promise that all men would be guaranteed the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.’
  • 26) ‘America is based upon each citizen's equal and inalienable right to life, liberty and property.’
  • 27) ‘It affirms human dignity and certain inalienable rights, although the application of these is often problematic in practice.’
  • 28) ‘They deny children their basic inalienable human rights, and then they deny that there have been any breaches of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.’
  • 29) ‘Religious freedom is an inalienable right of humanity in my opinion and working toward a N.A.T.O. imposed law governing this principal would seem a huge step forward.’
  • 30) ‘We must embrace as inalienable the rights of future generations to opportunities as good as or better than our opportunities of today.’
  • 31) ‘I believe it is their inalienable right to speak out.’

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