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Definition of Disinherited

Disinherited
Disinherit Dis`in*her"it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disinherited; p. pr. & vb. n. Disinheriting.] [Cf. Disherit, Disheir.] 1. To cut off from an inheritance or from hereditary succession; to prevent, as an heir, from coming into possession of any property or right, which, by law or custom, would devolve on him in the course of descent. Of how fair a portion Adam disinherited his whole posterity! --South. 2. To deprive of heritage; to dispossess. And disinherit Chaos, that reigns here. --Milton.
Disinherit
Disinherit Dis`in*her"it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disinherited; p. pr. & vb. n. Disinheriting.] [Cf. Disherit, Disheir.] 1. To cut off from an inheritance or from hereditary succession; to prevent, as an heir, from coming into possession of any property or right, which, by law or custom, would devolve on him in the course of descent. Of how fair a portion Adam disinherited his whole posterity! --South. 2. To deprive of heritage; to dispossess. And disinherit Chaos, that reigns here. --Milton.

Meaning of Disinherited from wikipedia

- and the Disinherited." In his biography of Martin Luther King Jr., Lerone Bennett Jr. notes that King studied Thurman's Jesus and the Disinherited during...
- The Disinherited is a proletarian novel written by Jack Conroy. It was published in 1933. Conroy wrote it initially as nonfiction, but editors insisted...
- be disinherited completely under the terms of a will (an example is that of the will of comedian Jerry Lewis; his will specifically disinherited his...
- Educating the Disfranchised and Disinherited is a 1999 biography of American General Samuel Chapman Armstrong and his ****ociated normal school for freedmen...
- Henry Beaumont, the lead conspirator of the disinherited. It was he who formed the 'party' of the disinherited in the period after the peace of Northampton:...
- condition he be, shall be put out of his lands or tenements nor taken, nor disinherited, nor put to death, without he be brought to answer by due process of...
- religion, and philosophy. The most famous of his works, Jesus and the Disinherited (1949), deeply influenced Martin Luther King Jr. and other leaders, both...
- refused to swear loyalty to the Scots cause. Those who did not do so were disinherited and left Scotland to join forces with Edward Balliol in England or in...
- Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in seventeenth-century India. After he was disinherited and exiled by his family, he entered the Mughals' service. His legendary...
- The Parti des déshérités de Madagascar (PADESM, "Party of the Disinherited of Madagascar") was a political party active in Madagascar from June 1946 into...
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