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synonyms for disenfranchised

  • defenseless
  • helpless
  • impotent
  • incapable
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • inert
  • paralyzed
  • passive
  • vulnerable
  • blank
  • chicken
  • debilitated
  • dependent
  • disabled
  • epicene
  • etiolated
  • feeble
  • frail
  • gutless
  • incapacitated
  • infirm
  • out of gas
  • prostrate
  • subject
  • supine
  • tied
  • unarmed
  • unfit
  • wimp
  • wishy-washy
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antonyms for disenfranchised

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  • able
  • active
  • capable
  • competent
  • effective
  • lively
  • strong
  • dominant
  • potent
  • powerful
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How to use disenfranchised in a sentence

Citywide elections cost more money to run and, opponents say, can disenfranchise communities of color.
2020 MAY BE THE LAST CAKE WALK FOR UNION-BACKED SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATESWILL HUNTSBERRYNOVEMBER 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The President’s insistence that no ballot is counted after Tuesday could disenfranchise a large number of service members and impact the outcome of the election.
VOTER INTIMIDATION, RUSSIAN INFLUENCE, REFUSAL TO ACCEPT RESULTS: WHAT COULD GO WRONG ON ELECTION NIGHTNICOLE GOODKINDNOVEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
We know that three justices — Thomas, Alito, and Gorsuch — are willing to disenfranchise voters who failed to predict that the Supreme Court would change the rules in the future.
IF THE SUPREME COURT DECIDES THE ELECTION, IT WILL LIKELY ALL COME DOWN TO BRETT KAVANAUGHIAN MILLHISEROCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
In an interview with The Washington Post earlier Thursday, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon said a ruling against the state could disenfranchise an unknown number of state voters.
APPEALS COURT PANEL RULES MINNESOTA MUST SET ASIDE BALLOTS RECEIVED AFTER ELECTION DAY IN CASE THEY ARE INVALIDATEDAARON DAVISOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Postal Service warned all but four states that they have deadlines that could disenfranchise voters.
D.C. VOTING GUIDE: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT EARLY VOTING, MAIL-IN BALLOTSMICHAEL BRICE-SADDLEROCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Postal Service over the summer warned all but four states that they have deadlines that could leave voters disenfranchised.
MARYLAND VOTING GUIDE: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT EARLY VOTING, MAIL-IN BALLOTSERIN COXOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Postal Service warned all but four states that they have deadlines that could leave voters disenfranchised.
VIRGINIA VOTING GUIDE: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT EARLY VOTING, MAIL-IN BALLOTSANTONIO OLIVO, PATRICIA SULLIVANOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The claim that six extra days to account for a postal service debacle would throw the election into “chaos” might disenfranchise thousands of voters in Wisconsin through no fault of their own.
HOW WISCONSIN’S SLOWED-DOWN MAIL COULD DECIDE THE ELECTIONBOBBIE JOHNSONOCTOBER 27, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
From potentially 100,000 mail-in voters disenfranchised for not using the proper envelope, to delays in tallying mail ballots that mean the count could take weeks, it’s a frightening picture.
BE VERY AFRAID: A VIRTUAL HOUSE OF HORRORSTRACY MORANOCTOBER 25, 2020OZY
However, the good news is that election officials are aware that increased mail voting could potentially disenfranchise more voters, and some are addressing the problem.
WHY REJECTED BALLOTS COULD BE A BIG PROBLEM IN 2020NATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 13, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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