Definitions for dispossessedˌdɪs pəˈzɛst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•pos•sessedˌdɪs pəˈzɛst(adj.)

  1. evicted, as from a dwelling or land; ousted.

    Category: Business

  2. without property, status, etc., as wandering or displaced persons; rootless; disfranchised.

  3. having suffered the loss of prospects, relationships, etc.; disaffiliated; alienated.

Origin of dispossessed:

1590–1600

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dispossessed, homeless, roofless(adj)

    physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security

    "made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"- James Stern

Wiktionary

  1. dispossessed(Adjective)

    homeless

  2. dispossessed(Adjective)

    impoverished

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dispossessed

    of Dispossess

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