dispossessed

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

dispossessed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of dispossess
    • 1215Magna Carta
      To any man whom we have deprived or dispossessed of lands, castles, liberties, or rights, without the lawful judgement of his equals, we will at once restore these.
    • 1897Mark Twain, How to Tell a Story
      Whereupon the soldier dispossessed himself of his burden, and stood looking down upon it in great perplexity.

Adjective[edit]

dispossessed (not comparable)

  1. Homelessness.
  2. Impoverished.