estranged from

*estranged from someone

to be alienated from someone. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) Toward the end, they were estranged from each other, so a separation was perfectly natural. She had been estranged from her husband for a number of years.
References in classic literature ?
And in all probability you will see your brother, and whatever may be his faults, or the faults of his wife, when I consider whose son he is, I cannot bear to have you so wholly estranged from each other.
The mere suggestion of my departure had estranged from me, for the time at least, Mehevi, who was the most influential of all the chiefs, and who had previously exhibited so many instances of his; friendly sentiments.
The accession of wealth made no difference in his habits of life: he was a lonely old man, estranged from his other relatives, when my mother and I returned to England.
Possessed of a fortune, h e was alone in the world; his futu re destroyed at the fair outset of life; his mother and brother estranged from him; his sister lately married, with interests and hopes in which he had no share.
He was totally estranged from his mother and his elder brother.
So long estranged from what was lovely as Clifford had been, she rejoiced--rejoiced, though with a present sigh, and a secret purpose to shed tears in her own chamber that he had brighter objects now before his eyes than her aged and uncomely features.
There was but one of their number, perhaps, who had become so estranged from natural sympathies, by the absorbing spell of the pursuit, as to acknowledge no satisfaction at the sight of human faces, in the remote and solitary region whither they had ascended.
Fanny estranged from him, silent and reserved, was an unnatural state of things; a state which he must break through, and which he could easily learn to think she was wanting him to break through.
It laid the injunction on me that I should never propose to see the writer, who had long been estranged from all intercourse with the world, but who would see a confidential agent if I would appoint one.
He is estranged from our eldest son and daughter, he has no pride in his twins, he looks with an eye of coldness even on the unoffending stranger who last became a member of our circle.
Our sympathies in Massachusetts are not confined to New England; though we may be estranged from the South, we sympathize with the West.
IN Gran Torino (Channel 5, tomorrow, 9pm) tomorrow, 9pm) Clint Eastwood, right, puts in a moving right, puts in a moving performance as performance as Walt Kowalski, a lonely widower estranged from lonely widower estranged from his grasping family.
IN Gran Torino (Gran Torino (Channel 5, tomorrow, 9pm) tomorrow, 9pm) Clint Eastwood, right, puts in a moving right, puts in a moving performance as performance as Walt Kowalski, a lonely widower estranged from lonely widower estranged from his grasping family.
We told last week how Mel became estranged from Andrea, her dad Martin and sister Danielle in 2008 when she and Stephen renewed their wedding vows.
Despite the pain of being estranged from a parent, in some cases it's the loss of a parent that might actually prove invaluable to helping you succeed in later life.