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Definition of Estrangement


  1. The act of estranging, or the state of being estranged; alienation.

Estrangement Quotations

It is plain indeed that in spite of later estrangement Hobbits are relatives of ours: far nearer to us than Elves, or even than Dwarves. Of old they spoke the languages of Men, after their own fashion, and liked and disliked much the same things as Men did. But what exactly our relationship is can no longer be discovered.
J. R. R. Tolkien

Estrangement shows itself precisely in the elimination of distance between people.
Theodor Adorno

To pass from estrangement from God to be a son of God is the basic fact of conversion. That altered relationship with God gives you an altered relationship with yourself, with your brother man, with nature, with the universe.
E. Stanley Jones

It's clear to me that anyone, anywhere, can experience loneliness, isolation, solitude, and estrangement; and most people probably do encounter these things at some point in their lives.
Brendan Myers
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Estrangement Translations

estrangement in German is Entfremdung

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