They accept with equanimity the true horror of aging alone, sundered from family and community.
For never shall being from being be sundered so as to lose its continuity by dispersion or recombination.
He was obliged to repeat the stroke again and again before the neck was sundered.
The ties of such things have been sundered by his trials, and his heart is free to rise above the anxieties of time.
The loss of the Jean on Ealan Dubh had sundered him for ever from his life of voyaging.
So they sundered into two companies, and one took one way and one another.
One after another the bonds that held me to it had snapped and sundered.
Therefore is Space, and therefore Time, that man may know that things are not huddled and lumped, but sundered and individual.
Look to that future where the sundered ties of earth are reunited.
The next day—the day our sundered nation was born Vicksburg surrendered: the obstinate man with the mighty force had conquered.
Old English sundrian, from sundor "separately, apart," from Proto-Germanic *sunder (cf. Old Norse sundr, Old Frisian sunder, Old High German suntar "aside, apart"), from PIE root *sen(e)- denoting "separation" (cf. Sanskrit sanutar "far away," Avestan hanare "without," Greek ater "without," Latin sine "without," Old Church Slavonic svene "without," Old Irish sain "different"). Related: Sundered; sundering.