Usage examples for estranging

  1. There was that in the scene which had just passed, that sobered, to a great extent, the half- intoxicated husband and father, and caused him to feel humbled and pained at his conduct; which it was too apparent was breaking the heart of his wife, and estranging the affection of his child. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  2. " The Government," answered Herr von Knobelsdorff, " would set itself in prejudicial and estranging opposition to the will of the people if it thwarted the Prince's projects." – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann