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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ESTRANGED

Found all changed and estranged, and, he fancied, more wonder than welcome.

How talk, for instance, of the world and its pleasures to one who had been estranged from it!

No sooner had I found my brother than I found him estranged from me in a hopeless cause.

The evidence of those who have been estranged from the Churches is worth considering.

What chance was there of reconciliation with his estranged friends?

When friends are to be estranged, they do not require a cause.

He had, apparently, estranged himself from any deep, human feeling.

You forget we have been estranged this five-and-twenty years.

He looked round for the old man, whom the title would have estranged for ever.

Estranged from Marjorie, she and Mignon had become boon companions.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Middle French estrangier "to alienate," from Vulgar Latin *extraneare "to treat as a stranger," from Latin extraneus "foreign" (see strange). Related: Estranged.

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