estranged from

estranged from (one)

No longer having a relationship with someone, often due to hostilities. They had such an ugly divorce that Dave is now estranged from his ex-wife. What happened between Molly and her mother? How long have they been estranged from each other?
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*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.
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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.
West College Scotland has become the UK's first college to take a pledge to support students who become estranged from their family during their studies.
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.
The incident took place in July in the town of Warren when his wife of 39 years, who was estranged from him, stayed at his home.
Brumfield, who is estranged from her father, told a court in Orlando, Florida, that Olivia had hit her head when she fell out of a playpen but did not appear to be badly hurt.
Mr Burton Race, 50, is estranged from 42 year-old wife Kim, and is living in the Devon village of Strete with partner Suzi Ward, 40, and their two year-old son.
presidents, Adams was a patrician elitist, estranged from the land of the patriarchs.
At her 56,550-square-foot, 123-room Holmby Hills estate, mom Candy Spelling -- estranged from her daughter even before Aaron's death at age 83 -- has to be more outraged than ever.