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estrange
used in Jane Eyre

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arouse hostility or indifference where there had formerly been affection or sympathy
  • Yet now, how distant, how far estranged we were!
    Chapter 17 (65% in)
  • So far estranged, that I did not expect him to come and speak to me.
    Chapter 17 (65% in)
  • Sympathies, I believe, exist (for instance, between far-distant, long-absent, wholly estranged relatives asserting, notwithstanding their alienation, the unity of the source to which each traces his origin) whose workings baffle mortal comprehension.
    Chapter 21 (1% in)
  • I had entreated him to keep quite clear of the house till everything was arranged: and, indeed, the bare idea of the commotion, at once sordid and trivial, going on within its walls sufficed to scare him to estrangement.
    Chapter 34 (15% in)
  • HE experienced no suffering from estrangement — no yearning after reconciliation; and though, more than once, my fast falling tears blistered the page over which we both bent, they produced no more effect on him than if his heart had been really a matter of stone or metal.
    Chapter 35 (9% in)

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