The prices of alternatives to lung transplants are doing the same thing.
The only other alternatives are either for the priest to abandon the priesthood or for the relationship to carry on in secret.
Yet the alternatives to originalism are, if anything, even less satisfactory if one wants to separate “law” from “politics.”
1580s, "offering one or the other of two," from Medieval Latin alternativus, from Latin alternatus, past participle of alternare (see alternate (v.)). Meaning "purporting to be a superior choice to what is in general use" was current by 1970 (earliest reference is to the media); e.g. alternative energy (1975). Related: Alternatively.
1620s, in rhetoric, from Medieval Latin alternativus (see alternative (adj.)). Of courses of action, from 1814. Of objects, etc., "the other of two which may be chosen," by 1838.