Example sentences for: orphaned

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

  • WHO/UNAIDS estimates that 940 children are living with HIV and that nearly 13,000 children were orphaned in Nepal due to AIDS at the end of 2003 [5].

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

  • Walker and Annie Turnbo Malone, two of the best-known entrepreneurs in African-American history, were both daughters of slaves, orphaned as children, who began as purveyors of black women's hair potions.

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

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

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