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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The feeling of being alienated from other people; Separation resulting from hostility.

Usage examples (35)
  • Academics call it estrangement, but it comes down to the same thing.
  • There is some risk of the de-coupling of Turkey, Turkey's estrangement from the West, said Ian Lesser.
  • This estrangement is on all sides a calamity and a suffering; for it casts shadows where friendship ought to shine.
  • In the protest marches on the Pentagon and the Capitol, students felt either scorn for or estrangement from the young soldiers who stood guard. for more
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