Example sentences for: orphanhood

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

  • She also understands the importance of evil, both metaphysical (Voldemort), and human: Petunia and Vernon Dursley, the Muggle aunt and uncle who raise Harry in his orphanhood, along with their doted-on, sublimely piggish son Dudley, are grotesques worthy of Roald Dahl; Draco Malfoy, Harry's nemesis at Hogwarts, and Severus Snape (she's terrific with names), the diabolical potions teacher, are brilliant foils for Harry's flawed, instinctual goodness.

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