alienated


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  • adj

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socially disoriented

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caused to be unloved

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At that moment one of those momentary eclipses I before alluded to had come over his face, extinguishing his smile, and replacing, by an abstracted and alienated look, the customarily shrewd, bantering glance of his eye.
The sister with whom she was used to be on easy terms was now become her greatest enemy: they were alienated from each other; and Julia was not superior to the hope of some distressing end to the attentions which were still carrying on there, some punishment to Maria for conduct so shameful towards herself as well as towards Mr.
Although a portion of the ancestral heritage had been alienated, there was still a shadowy enclosure in the rear of the mansion where a student, or a dreamer, or a man of stricken heart might lie all day upon the grass, amid the solitude of murmuring boughs, and forget that a city had grown up around him.
He had come - putting the thing pompously - to look at his "property," which he had thus for a third of a century not been within four thousand miles of; or, expressing it less sordidly, he had yielded to the humour of seeing again his house on the jolly corner, as he usually, and quite fondly, described it - the one in which he had first seen the light, in which various members of his family had lived and had died, in which the holidays of his overschooled boyhood had been passed and the few social flowers of his chilled adolescence gathered, and which, alienated then for so long a period, had, through the successive deaths of his two brothers and the termination of old arrangements, come wholly into his hands.
During her poor father's life she was a spoilt child; the severity which it has since been necessary for me to show has alienated her affection; neither has she any of that brilliancy of intellect, that genius or vigour of mind which will force itself forward.
His own content was absolute, but hers held bitterness: the Honeychurches had not forgiven them; they were disgusted at her past hypocrisy; she had alienated Windy Corner, perhaps for ever.
I'm afraid she's quite alienated the van der Luydens .
Natasha suddenly shrank into herself and involuntarily assumed an offhand air which alienated Princess Mary still more.
I 've worn turned and dyed gowns all my days, and it don't seem to have alienated my friends, or injured my constitution.
In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
I insisted so peremptorily upon it, that he could not avoid coming to a point, either to keep his word with me or to break it; and this, notwithstanding he used all the skill he was master of, and employed his mother and other agents to prevail with me to alter my resolutions; indeed, the bottom of the thing lay at my heart, and that made all his endeavours fruitless, for my heart was alienated from him as a husband.
Soon after these elections, The Harris Poll revisited a long-term trend looking at how alienated Americans feel.
Mother-of-two Annie, 59, from Aberdeen, believes parental relationships suffered in the 1960s as "we alienated our parents and felt alienated from them".
Of course their payments are outrageous and obscene, but if you follow Nick Owen's argument through, he must ask himself why viewers were not alienated by Bruce Forsyth, who was originally paid a PS900,000 fee to front Strictly Come Dancing until his salary was chopped to a reported PS400,000 before his retirement.
Summary: Christians in Lebanon and the Middle East are not alienated communities, the Preparatory Committee for the Christians of the Levant Convention said Monday.