Definition of Orphaning

1. Verb. (present participle of orphan) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orphaning

1. orphan [v] - See also: orphan

Lexicographical Neighbors of Orphaning

orphan medicine
orphan products
orphan site
orphan virus
orphan viruses
orphanage
orphanages
orphanarium
orphanariums
orphancy
orphandom
orphandoms
orphaned
orphanhood
orphanhoods
orphaning (current term)
orphanism
orphanisms
orphanity
orphanlike
orphanotrophies
orphanotrophy
orphanry
orphans
orphans' asylum
orphanship
orphanships
orpharion
orpharions
orpheite

Literary usage of Orphaning

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Development Decade?: Economic and Social Change in South Africa, 1994-2004 by Vishnu Padayachee (2006)
"In either case, we face high morbidity and mortality and increased rates of orphaning. The data from South Africa's neighbours show that there is the ..."

2. Emerging Voices: A Report on Education in South African Rural Communities by Human Sciences Research Council, Nelson Mandela Foundation, The Educational Policy Consortium (2005)
"Nowhere are there certificates attributing death and orphaning to AIDS, or doctors' notes conveniently linking extended sick leave to HIV; nor indeed is ..."

3. Family and Community Interventions for Children Affected by AIDSby Linda Richter, Julie Manegold, Riashnee Pather by Linda Richter, Julie Manegold, Riashnee Pather (2005)
"Because orphaning follows deaths by 8-10 years, orphaning is likely to remain high until 2030 (Gregson et al. 1994; UNAIDS, UNICEF, USAID 2002). ..."

4. The American Year Book by Simon Newton Dexter North, Francis Graham Wickware, Albert Bushnell Hart (1917)
"Without orphaning a single American child, without widowing a single American mother, without firing a single gun, or shedding a drop of blood. ..."

5. The Principles of Sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross (1920)
"The emotionalist says: " \\Tiat is the good of hanging this murderer and orphaning his children? Have pity and let him go." The intellectual replies: " A ..."

6. Introduction to the Study of Sociology by Edward Cary Hayes (1918)
"... or to a dilution of the powers by hard conditions of life, but they are the characteristic products of bad rearing, due to illegitimacy, orphaning, ..."

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