Estrange

All Verb Noun
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  • She too was estranged from her father during the final years of his life.
  • Estranged from her husband of ten years, she had an eight-year-old son.
  • We spent a good part of my adult life being somewhat estranged from each other.
  • He had two children, a boy and a girl from whom he was estranged.
  • The two men were reported to have become estranged from each other because of this.
  • She is now living back home with her once estranged parents.
  • He also had a daughter from a previous relationship from whom he was estranged for many years.
  • His relationship with two of his four brothers got estranged in the late 1980s.
  • Consider how much it would hurt him, and perhaps estrange him from his mother too! Cited from Ishmael, by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • Much, no doubt, had happened since to estrange the daughter from the mother. Cited from John Caldigate, by Anthony Trollope
  • The couple became estranged, even though they continued to live together.
  • They were estranged at the time of his death, and the couple had no children.
  • He could not imagine what he had done to so completely estrange her from him. Cited from Elsie's Girlhood, by Martha Finley
  • He became estranged from his children in his later years.
  • One is an artist but the other two are estranged from him.
  • It will require much more than difference of opinion to estrange us.
  • He eventually became completely estranged from all of his children.
  • He had a difficult relationship with his father and was estranged from his daughter at the time of his death.
  • By his side walked her whom no ill treatment or neglect could estrange. Cited from Lights and Shadows of Real Life, T.S. Arthur
  • Your cruel silence is estranging us from each other at the beginning of our married life. Cited from The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins
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How Estrange gets used

Meaning of Estrange

  • verb Remove from customary environment or associations
    years of boarding school estranged the child from her home
  • verb Arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
    She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious