[ US /ˈɔɹfənd/ ]
[ UK /ˈɔːfənd/ ]
  1. deprived of parents by death or desertion
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How To Use orphaned In A Sentence

  • A SEVEN-year-old Yorkshire child left orphaned by a car crash on the Greek island of Corfu has woken from a coma.
  • Orphaned and blinded from childhood, he became an ascetic freethinker and materialist.
  • The database schema needs to be developed in tandem with pseudocode, so that you don't wind up with orphaned code or database calls that are excessively resource-intensive.
  • They will visit Nairobi Nursery, where the smallest orphaned elephants and rhinos are kept.
  • However, she hadn't bargained on becoming an instant wife and mother, when Dan unexpectedly received custody of an orphaned baby.
  • These poor cubs were orphaned at four months old and had no survival techniques. The Sun
  • Occupying a 43 square kilometre patch of lowland, it's home to 155 orphaned and displaced simians who share 99.6 per cent of our genetic make up.
  • The book follows the plight of an orphaned Irish girl who marries into New York society.
  • Her little all was indeed little, - a few chickens, some "spun-truck," a sheep that she had nursed from an orphaned lamb, a "cag" of apple-vinegar, and a bag of dried fruit, - but it had its value to the mountain lawyer; and when he realized that this was indeed "all" he drew the petition in consideration thereof, and appended the affidavits of Jubal Tynes and Dr. Patton. In the Tennessee mountains,
  • Not having a cigarette when you've promised yourself one leaves your body feeling orphaned and betrayed.
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