unalienable inalienable

Definitions

  • 1) Not alienable
  • 2) Not to be separated, given away, or taken away; inalienable.
  • 3) Inalienable.
  • 4) incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another

Definitions

  • 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.

Examples

  • 1) Unions defend the perk vigorously as an unalienable right.
  • 2) Agreeing that mankind has certain unalienable rights has always proved much easier than agreeing what they should be.
  • 3) ‘We're each supposed to have our rights, unalienable rights… they're unalienable even by a majority.’
  • 4) ‘It is unalienable; because the opinions of men, depending only on the evidence contemplated by their own minds, cannot follow the dictates of other men.’
  • 5) ‘With its military might, it has kept the peace and bravely defended the unalienable [sic] rights of millions around the globe.’
  • 6) ‘Isn't healthcare and all the radiological scanning you want an unalienable right granted to us by our forefathers?’
  • 7) ‘I wrote Professor Volokh to ask him what he thought of the proposition that men are endowed ‘by nature’ with ‘certain unalienable rights’ among which are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.’
  • 8) ‘All people, it says, ‘are created equal [and] endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights… Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.’’
  • 9) ‘In a single phrase, these words exempt the sentence's subsequent assertions of human equality and unalienable rights from the claims of traditional conduct, metaphysical certainty, and scientific proof.’
  • 10) ‘In the American ‘Declaration of Independence’, the pursuit of happiness is listed as one of the unalienable rights, along with life and liberty.’
  • 11) ‘He further expressed this in arguing that each person's unalienable right was to ‘as much liberty as each may exercise without injury to the equal liberty of his fellow citizens.’’
  • 12) ‘The Declaration invokes God in manifold capacities including as Nature's God, as Creator who endows man with unalienable rights, as Supreme Judge of the World and as Author of Divine Providence.’
  • 13) ‘Nowhere in the Ten Commandments, or anywhere else in the bible for that matter, do you find anything even close to the concept of human beings having unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.’
  • 14) ‘They brought with them an awareness of their chosen position in this world (the Muses decided, not them), and a conviction that they had an unalienable right to literary art.’
  • 15) ‘It's the founding conviction of our country, that we're endowed by our creator with certain unalienable rights, the right to life and liberty and the pursuit of happiness.’
  • 16) ‘The sentence's assertion of equality and unalienable rights derives absolutely from the authority of the ‘WE’ that begins it.’
  • 17) ‘This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the unalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.’
  • 18) ‘I hope we remain a nation that believes that all people are endowed by their Creator with the unalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.’
  • 19) ‘The ideas of liberty, self-determination, representative government and unalienable fights, spread and took root.’
  • 20) ‘Chen read the second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable.’’
  • 21) ‘‘This is not a prescription for intolerance or narrow sectarianism,’ she continued, ‘for unalienable rights were given by God to all our fellow citizens.’’
  • 22) ‘Jefferson himself, who included ‘the pursuit of happiness’ among the unalienable human rights, saw that ‘the doctrines of Jesus are simple, and tend all to the happiness of man.’’

Examples

  • 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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