I think I thought that it was some weird, alien thing that took you away from connecting with each other.
But he is not an alien, nor is he a Muslim, nor can his views be explained by Kenyan anti-colonialism.
“Rain, sleet, snow, shark, alien invasions, whatever,” Dobles says.
But qat is alien, both in the West and in China, and that makes it an easy target.
My face actually looked like it was covered in alien afterbirth.
The fifth had such an odd outline that Travis was reminded of Menlik's sketch of the alien.
Let me tell you, Mr. Cross, we are really in an alien country here.
The rule of the alien and the negro was complete, with the latter holding the lions share of the offices.
They were quiet for a while, and then Marsh turned to Henry and said, "Is that alien to you?"
Antiseptic gauze and hot-water bottles were as alien as the Germans to her.
mid-14c., "strange, foreign," from Old French alien "alien, strange, foreign; an alien, stranger, foreigner," from Latin alienus "of or belonging to another, foreign, alien, strange," also, as a noun, "a stranger, foreigner," adjectival form of alius "(an)other" (see alias). Meaning "not of the Earth" first recorded 1920. An alien priory (c.1500) is one owing obedience to a mother abbey in a foreign country.
"foreigner, citizen of a foreign land," from alien (adj.). In the science fiction sense, from 1953.
Introduced to a region deliberately or accidentally by humans. Starlings, German cockroaches, and dandelions are species that are alien to North America but have become widely naturalized in the continent. Compare endemic, indigenous.
a foreigner, or person born in another country, and therefore not entitled to the rights and privileges of the country where he resides. Among the Hebrews there were two classes of aliens. (1.) Those who were strangers generally, and who owned no landed property. (2.) Strangers dwelling in another country without being naturalized (Lev. 22:10; Ps. 39:12). Both of these classes were to enjoy, under certain conditions, the same rights as other citizens (Lev. 19:33, 34; Deut. 10:19). They might be naturalized and permitted to enter into the congregation of the Lord by submitting to circumcision and abandoning idolatry (Deut. 23:3-8). This term is used (Eph. 2:12) to denote persons who have no interest in Christ.