Estrangement - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈstreɪndʒmənt|  American pronunciation of the word estrangement
Brit.  |ɪˈstreɪn(d)ʒm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word estrangement

noun

- separation resulting from hostility (syn: alienation)
- the feeling of being alienated from other people (syn: alienation, disaffection)

Examples

...she estranged several of her coworkers when she let her promotion go to her head...

...their divorce was merely the formal crescendo of a long period of marital stress and estrangement...

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