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Synonyms for estranging

Verb

1. estrange, take out, move out, remove
usage: remove from customary environment or associations; "years of boarding school estranged the child from her home"
2. estrange, alienate, alien, disaffect, change, alter, modify
usage: arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness; "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"

Adjective

1. estranging, disorienting (vs. orienting)
usage: making one feel out of place or alienated; "the landscape was estranging"
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