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Princeton's WordNet

  1. orphanedadjective

    deprived of parents by death or desertion

Wiktionary

  1. orphanedadjective

    Abandoned

    I found an orphaned project, half-completed before its author quit, and decided to finish it.

Wikipedia

  1. orphaned

    An orphan (from the Greek: ορφανός, romanized: orphanós) is a child whose parents have died.In common usage, only a child who has lost both parents due to death is called an orphan. When referring to animals, only the mother's condition is usually relevant (i.e. if the female parent has gone, the offspring is an orphan, regardless of the father's condition).

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  1. orphaned

    Orphaned generally refers to someone or something that has lost its parent or parents, or owner, or source of support and guidance, often leaving it alone, abandoned or without necessary care and supervision. It can apply to a child whose parents have died, or it can also be used metaphorically to describe something that has been neglected, abandoned or lacks proper management; for example, orphaned projects, orphaned files in computing etc.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orphaned in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orphaned in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of orphaned in a Sentence

  1. Liu Huizhen:

    Little Hong simply wouldn't leave, and said that Little Hong'd regret it if leaves. Little Hong says Little Hong doesn't want( to leave) even if all the money in the world is given to Little Hong, Little Hong only wants Little Hong parents, these boys are going to be orphaned, with no-one to take care of them.

  2. Leon Gautier:

    War is a misery. Not all that long ago, and perhaps you find this silly, but I would think 'perhaps I killed a young lad, perhaps I orphaned children, perhaps I widowed a woman or made a mother cry', i didn't want that, I'm not a bad man. You kill a man who's done nothing to you, that's war and you do it for your country.

  3. Nadia Murad:

    Nadia Murad, 21, made the comments during a speech at London’s Trade Union Congress House, The Mirror reported Sunday. Murad, from the Iraqi town of Sinjar, said Nadia Murad was orphaned after ruthless ISIS militants killed six of her brothers and Nadia Murad mother. When they took me to Mosul and raped me, I forgot my mother and brothers. Because what they were doing to the women was more difficult than death, Nadia Murad said. Murad said Nadia Murad was among the more than 5,000 Yazidi women taken captive when ISIS swept through the region, many of which were sold into the sex trade. They were committing all kinds ; murder, rape and displacing people by force in the name of Islam.

  4. Colleen Thompson:

    A group [ of orphaned children ] were taken by bus from Lviv [ on Monday ] straight to Austria.

  5. Eugene Botkin:

    This vindicates my last decision ... when I unhesitatingly orphaned my own children in order to carry out my physician's duty to the end, as Abraham did not hesitate at God's demand to sacrifice his only son.

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