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Broken home   /brˈoʊkən hoʊm/   Listen
Broken home

A family in which the parents have separated or divorced.

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"Broken home" Quotes from Famous Books

... man, bereft of the loving companionship of the gentle wife, who would so differently have soothed and silenced the crying infant, could not long bear the solitude of his broken home, and so began the years of wanderings, which lasted as long as his life, and through which he seems so largely to have lost sight of his young son at his most impressionable age, save to provide for his material wants, and to some extent, also, his education. When with him in later years ...
— Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8 • Various

... pitied with full hearts the afflicted family, and they wept for their friend, for they too had loved her. They took her and laid her with others of death's sleepers in the silent churchyard, and her orphaned children returned with their helpless father to the lonely and broken home. ...
— The Hero of Hill House • Mable Hale

Words linked to "Broken home" :   menage, house, home, household, family

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