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ESTRANGEMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does estrangement mean? 

ESTRANGEMENT (noun)
  The noun ESTRANGEMENT has 2 senses:

1. separation resulting from hostility
2. the feeling of being alienated from other people

  Familiarity information: ESTRANGEMENT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ESTRANGEMENT (noun)


Sense 1estrangement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Separation resulting from hostility

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

estrangement; alienation

Hypernyms ("estrangement" is a kind of...):

isolation (a state of separation between persons or groups)


Sense 2estrangement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The feeling of being alienated from other people

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

alienation; disaffection; estrangement

Hypernyms ("estrangement" is a kind of...):

dislike (a feeling of aversion or antipathy)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "estrangement"):

isolation (a feeling of being disliked and alone)


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