Definitions for orphanhood

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word orphanhood

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orphanage, orphanhood(noun)

    the condition of being a child without living parents

    "his early orphanage shaped his character as an adult"


  1. orphanhood(Noun)

    The state of being an orphan.

  2. orphanhood(Noun)

    The losing of both parents through death.


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