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Synonyms for unparented

having no parent or parents or not cared for by parent surrogates



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Unparented children: they roam the street where your husband has talked you into purchasing a brick semi-detached fixer-upper, its single hallway no wider than the streetcar aisle.
He saw children as polluted, the flotsam and jetsam of the urban ships, nearly ruined by their unparented, undisciplined life on the streets.
But unlike the undead and the unparented, Dallas actually played a tangible role in the overthrow of Ceausescu and the celebration that ensued.
With the rise in urbanism and a decline in infant mortality in the late eighteenth century, impersonal adoption--via the orphanage--came to be the core practice of managing unparented children.
The problems of "unparented, underprivileged, and abused children" are daunting, Russell said, and implementing the recommendations of the Bar's commission (which ended three years of study with a final report in 2002 available on the Bar's Web site at www.flabar.org) is an enormous task.
"It arrived unparented," says Wood, "as a kind of collective emanation of ponderous academic silliness." We just woke up one morning and there it was, demanding that we "celebrate" it.
These "unparented parents," often having been raised in neglectful or abusive placements themselves, were now expected to raise their own children in the absence of appropriate experience or guidance (Fischler, 1985).
Standing out in harsh relief, family breakdown (1) generates unparented children who attend schools that increasingly resemble detention homes rather than centers of enduring training, discipline, and education, and (2) contributes to out-of-wedlock births and adolescent violence that, so far as we know, is now at unprecedented levels.
When you have a large group of unparented, adolescent males, you have chaos.
who are unparented and whose communities are morally bankrupt:' Being associated with the more radical left does not imply immunity from the rhetoric of spreading pathology among the black poor.