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Definitionarouse hostility or indifference where there had formerly been affection or sympathy
- 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.Chapters 40-42 (99% in)
- 'But, my dear Sir, though estranged (by the force of circumstances over which I have had no control) from the personal society of the friend and companion of my youth, I have not been unmindful of his soaring flight.Chapters 63-64 (56% in)
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