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Dispossessed definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISPOSSESSED, pp. Deprived of possession or occupancy.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security; "made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"- James Stern [syn: dispossessed, homeless, roofless]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 15th century deprived of homes, possessions, and security

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dispossess Dis`pos*sess" (?; see Possess), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dispossessed; p. pr. & vb. n. Dispossessing.] [Pref. dis- + possess: cf. F. d['e]poss['e]der.] To put out of possession; to deprive of the actual occupancy of, particularly of land or real estate; to disseize; to eject; -- usually followed by of before the thing taken away; as, to dispossess a king of his crown. Usurp the land, and dispossess the swain. --Goldsmith.




 


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