Example sentences for: orphaned

How can you use “orphaned” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Titania, queen of the fairies, has already seduced Theseus, duke of Athens, and the struggle between her and her mate, Oberon, for possession of an orphaned changeling boy has generated hurricanes, floods, and "contagious fogs."

  • The eponymous heroine was born and raised in Quincy, Ill., and orphaned, just as the novel opens, at the age of 18.

  • The tale of the prince raised in secret by adopted parents (King Arthur, Luke Skywalker) is fused with the story of the feral child raised by animals (Romulus and Remus, Enkidu, Mowgli, Pecos Bill) in the romance of the orphaned English lord raised by a foster family of African apes.

  • The Arab predicament is most painfully evident in what Ajami calls "the orphaned peace" with Israel.

  • A recap: Eleanor Roosevelt is born in 1884, orphaned early.


How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search

Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...
Quantcast