inalienable

Something that is yours forever, that can’t be taken away and given to your little brother instead? That something would be called inalienable. The word refers to a natural right that cannot be revoked by an outside force.

The word inalienable is often linked to human rights — you’ve probably heard the term “inalienable rights.” In the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson (using the un- variant) wrote that all men are "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights" including "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” The spelling may vary but the meaning is clear: an inalienable right is something that can’t be given or taken away by a government or another legal power.

Definitions of inalienable
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adj incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another

Synonyms:
unalienable
absolute, infrangible, inviolable
not capable of being violated or infringed
non-negotiable
cannot be bought or sold
nontransferable, unassignable, untransferable
incapable of being transferred
intrinsic, intrinsical
belonging to a thing by its very nature
Antonyms:
alienable
transferable to another owner
appropriable
that can be appropriated
assignable, conveyable, negotiable, transferable, transferrable
legally transferable to the ownership of another
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adj not subject to forfeiture

Synonyms:
unforfeitable
indefeasible
not liable to being annulled or voided or undone

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