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ˌdɪs pəˈzɛstdis·pos·sessed

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  1. dispossessed, homeless, rooflessadjective

    physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security

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

    Synonyms:
    stateless, roofless, homeless

    Antonyms:
    fortunate

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#8708homeless
#14913stripped
#16795deprived
#43079stateless
#43391destitute
#55532disenfranchised
#58642underprivileged
#67857dispossessed
#107387expropriated
#228170roofless

How to use dispossessed in a sentence?

  1. Joe Williams:

    To celebrate an invasion which has seen our people dispossessed, displaced and oppressed for some 230 years, is plain offensive.

  2. Francis Quarles:

    In the height of thy prosperity expect adversity, but fear it not. If it come not, thou art the more sweetly possessed of the happiness thou hast, and the more strongly confirmed. If it come, thou art the more gently dispossessed of the happiness thou hadst, and the more firmly prepared.

  3. Elizabeth Bowen:

    We have everything to dread from the dispossessed.

  4. Edgar Lawrence Doctorow:

    It was a march of an entire civilization that had been uprooted, freed slaves and a lot of dispossessed whites. And that's what interested me, because during the course of that -- people changed.

  5. Ricardo Sabogal:

    We announce we are entering those municipalities hardest hit by violence, it's a huge challenge in terms of restitution and we will do justice in the heart of areas where people were forced to abandon their lands and were dispossessed of their lands by the FARC.


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