What is another word for estranged?

427 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɛstɹˈe͡ɪnd͡ʒd], [ ɛstɹˈe‍ɪnd‍ʒd], [ ɛ_s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_n_dʒ_d]

Estranged is a word used to describe a situation where two people who were previously close or connected, have become separated or have grown apart from each other. Other synonyms that can be used to describe this situation include alienated, disconnected, isolated, separated, divided, apart, and disjointed. These words indicate feelings of distance or disconnection. Furthermore, other words that can be used to describe the emotions associated with estrangement may include detached, indifferent, remote, cold, and unapproachable. In any case, the use of these synonyms can be helpful when trying to describe the emotional and relational challenges that often accompany estrangement.

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What are the opposite words for estranged?

The word estranged means "to be disconnected or separated." Antonyms for estranged could be words like connected, close, united, reconciled, or familiar. Connected means to be linked or bonded. Close means being near and intimate with someone. United means joined together by a common interest or aim. Reconciled means to restore friendship or harmony. Familiar means to be well-known and understood. These antonyms embody the feeling of closeness, togetherness and intimacy, which are the opposite of estranged. Essentially, they represent the love, bonds, and relationships that bring people together rather than divide them.

Usage examples for Estranged

I carry his image undefaced in my heart, not distorted by illness, and the last agony, nor estranged from me by insanity.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
Now that it is decided that I am to live, I am perhaps quite as much estranged from you as when I rashly uttered the words that pained you so much.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
Its great complaining came up through the darkness to him, and seemed to be the very voice of the miserable circumstances, that had separated and estranged his life from all he loved and desired.
"The Maid of Maiden Lane"
Amelia E. Barr

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