posted on Jun, 19 2017 @ 07:14 AM
a reply to: brandonforsyth11
the definition of alien,
]a·li·en [ˈālēən] ADJECTIVE
1. belonging to a foreign country or nation.
unfamiliar and disturbing or distasteful:
"bossing anyone around was alien to him"
· "they found the world of adult education a little alien"
synonyms: unfamiliar · unknown · strange · peculiar · exotic · foreign · incompatible with · unusual for · opposed to · conflicting with ·
contrary to · in conflict with · at variance with · out of step with · oppugnant to antonyms: familiar · familiar
relating to or denoting beings supposedly from other worlds; extraterrestrial:
"an alien spacecraft"
synonyms: extraterrestrial · unearthly · otherworldly · Martian · Jovian · Venutian
(of a plant or animal species) introduced from another country and later naturalized.
NOUN aliens (plural noun)
1. a foreigner, especially one who is not a naturalized citizen of the country where they are living: "an illegal alien" synonyms: foreigner
· nonnative · immigrant · emigrant · émigré a hypothetical or fictional being from another world. synonyms: extraterrestrial ·
ET · Martian · Jovian · Venutian · little green man a plant or animal species originally introduced from another country and later
back when i was in school, i was taught that the first definition is the most common use of a word, followed by the next and so forth. to jump
immediately to extraterrestrial, ( if i'm not mistaken is what most reports of a government nature use) would be disregarding that rule.