Example sentences for: orphaned

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

  • 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.

  • 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."

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

  • He was Dale Evans' faithful husband for 50 years; modeled good habits for the kids who watched his show (he gave up beer off-screen and never kissed Dale on-screen); and adopted abused, orphaned, and ethnic-minority children.


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