Estranged



[ih-streynjd] /ɪˈstreɪndʒd/

adjective
1.
displaying or evincing a feeling of alienation; alienated.
[ih-streynj] /ɪˈstreɪndʒ/
verb (used with object), estranged, estranging.
1.
to turn away in feeling or affection; make unfriendly or hostile; alienate the affections of:
Their quarrel estranged the two friends.
2.
to remove to or keep at a distance:
The necessity for traveling on business has estranged him from his family.
3.
to divert from the original use or possessor.
/ɪˈstreɪndʒd/
adjective
1.
separated and living apart from one’s spouse
2.
no longer friendly; alienated
/ɪˈstreɪndʒ/
verb (transitive)
1.
(usually passive) often foll by from. to separate and live apart from (one’s spouse): he is estranged from his wife
2.
(usually passive) often foll by from. to antagonize or lose the affection of (someone previously friendly); alienate
v.

late 15c., from Middle French estrangier “to alienate,” from Vulgar Latin *extraneare “to treat as a stranger,” from Latin extraneus “foreign” (see strange). Related: Estranged.

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