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Meaning of ESTRANGEMENT

Pronunciation:  ustr'eynjmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the feeling of being alienated from other people
  2. [n]  separation resulting from hostility
 

ESTRANGEMENT is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: alienation, alienation, disaffection
 
 See Also: dislike, isolation, isolation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Es*trange"ment\, n. [Cf. OF. estrangement.]
The act of estranging, or the state of being estranged;
alienation.

      An estrangement from God.                --J. C.
                                               Shairp.

      A long estrangement from better things.  --South.

 

 

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