OTHER WORDS FROM estrangedes·trang·ed·ness [ih-streyn-jid-nis, -streynjd-], /ɪˈstreɪn dʒɪd nɪs, -ˈstreɪndʒd-/, nounun·es·tranged, adjective
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Experts caution against negating the history you share with an estranged loved one.Politics and conspiracy theories are fracturing relationships. Here’s how to grieve those broken bonds.|Jeff Schrum|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
One allegedly lured his estranged wife to a hotel room, duct-taped her mouth and handcuffed her.Capitol rioters searched for Nancy Pelosi in a way that should make every woman’s skin crawl|Monica Hesse|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
You will do more good for the relationship and this child’s ultimate well-being this way, than from afar as an estranged family member.Miss Manners: New mom’s posts might be hurtful, but butt out|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
It is unclear who — beyond Paul, a libertarian often estranged from his party’s leadership — might take up the mantle.House votes to decriminalize marijuana as GOP resists national shift on pot|Mike DeBonis|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
The Kealohas are no longer the family they once were, with some members now estranged — including Katherine and Louis.A prosecutor and police chief were adored in their community. Then their scheme unraveled.|Kim Bellware|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
In one case, the mother has just one child, a daughter from whom she has become estranged.
Then there are the adult children estranged from their parents, who one day will be elderly and require care.
A recent New York Times article profiled parents estranged from their adult children.
As a soldier returning from Iraq, I felt both welcomed by and estranged from my tribe.Possessed by PTSD, A Veteran Uses Exorcisms to Cast Out His Demons|Brian Van Reet|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Earl tasks Phil with finding his estranged son, a pickup artist named Frank Mackey (Tom Cruise).Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Best Performances: ‘Boogie Nights,’ ‘Capote,’ and More|Marlow Stern|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The memory of his father rose in his mind: he, too, estranged and defied; despair sharpened into wrath.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
Then Bob had somehow kept his wife's love, and he, with senseless obstinacy, had estranged Helen.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss
You knew that I was estranged from my husband, and you knew what that so often means.Trent's Last Case|E.C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley
He was drawn into a series of deplorable controversies, which estranged him from many; but of his real friends he lost not one.The Age of Erasmus|P. S. Allen
A short time ago they had been all in all to each other; and now so completely estranged as they were!The Kellys and the O'Kellys|Anthony Trollope