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Definition of "estranged" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of estrange. (verb)
  • Having become a stranger, of one who formerly was close, as a relative, friend, lover, or spouse. (adjective)

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Use "estranged" in a sentence
  • "If there is a perception that the elite end of the game has sometimes become estranged from the volunteers that drive the grassroots, Steele has vowed to bring them back together, using the prize of a home World Cup as the driving force. 2015 will offer us an opportunity in three areas."
  • "Ones that burn like acid and ones that heal and nurture like a mother's embrace -- ones that are also mostly estranged from the high school literary canon."
  • "The entire family is upset about this, about the loss of him and his victims and victims' families. said David Dyess, who was described as estranged from his father."