Definition of Estrangement

1. Noun. Separation resulting from hostility.

Exact synonyms: Alienation
Generic synonyms: Isolation
Derivative terms: Estrange



2. Noun. The feeling of being alienated from other people.
Exact synonyms: Alienation, Disaffection
Generic synonyms: Dislike
Specialized synonyms: Isolation
Derivative terms: Disaffect, Estrange

Definition of Estrangement

1. n. The act of estranging, or the state of being estranged; alienation.

Definition of Estrangement

1. Noun. The act of estranging; the act of alienating; alienation. ¹

2. Noun. The state of being alien; foreign, non-native. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Estrangement

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Estrangement

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1. On the Study of Celtic Literature by Matthew Arnold (1867)
"This naturally created a profound sense of estrangement; it doubled the estrangement which political and religious differences already made between us and ..."

2. Christianity and the Labor Movement by William Monroe Balch (1912)
"II THE estrangement OF THE CHURCH AND THE WAGE-EARNERS The most startling truth that can be told is lately being told so often that it is ceasing to startle ..."

3. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1892)
"Lastly, as if all these calamities were not enough, Estrange- there was added to them the fact of estrangement and tween Ar- the danger of actual war ..."

4. The Principles of Sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross (1920)
"H CHAPTER XXXIII estrangement OWEVER solidified the group may become, one can never be sure that the current of events will not carry it upon ••"me rock ..."

5. Japan in World Politics by Kiyoshi Karl Kawakami (1917)
"One of the saddest events in the history of the world is the estrangement of Japan and the United States. For half a century, up to the end of the ..."

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