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estrangement


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Estrangement  \Es*trange"ment\,  n.  [Cf.  OF  estrangement.] 
  The  act  of  estranging,  or  the  state  of  being  estranged; 
  alienation. 
 
  An  estrangement  from  God.  --J.  C. 
  Shairp 
 
  A  long  estrangement  from  better  things  --South. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  estrangement 
  n  1:  separation  resulting  from  hostility  [syn:  {alienation}] 
  2:  the  feeling  of  being  alienated  from  other  people  [syn:  {alienation}, 
  {disaffection}] 




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