Definition for estranged (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), es·tranged, es·trang·ing.
Origin of estrange
Examples from the Web for estranged
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
Moses Farrow, now 36, and an accomplished photographer, has been estranged from Mia for several years.
Dick Diver begins as the graceful, competent king of the Riviera and ends as a washed-up drunk, estranged from everyone he loves.
He was so estranged from his three daughters that it took him several awkward moments to summon their names.
Yes, I know all about that, but your father has been for many years estranged from the rest of his family.Ponce de Leon|William Pilling
It was this which, more than anything else, estranged him from the age into which he was born.
He was estranged from his family, he said, except that one sister, but Mrs. Woodbury was not the cause of it.The Church of St. Bunco|Gordon Clark
Nor was Joseph sure that his mind was not estranged from him.The Brook Kerith|George Moore
The wicked are estranged from the womb; they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.Ingersoll in Canada|Allen Pringle
British Dictionary definitions for estranged (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for estranged (2 of 2)
Word Origin for estrange
Word Origin and History for estranged
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.