Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of estranging; the act of alienating; alienation.
  • n. The state of being alien; foreign, non-native.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of estranging, or the state of being estranged, in any sense of that word.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the feeling of being alienated from other people
  • n. separation resulting from hostility

Etymologies

Old French estrangement, corresponding to estrange +‎ -ment (“act, state”) (Wiktionary)

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