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Xabi Alonso, the Spanish midfielder who has had a tournament to forget (after only two games), was brusquely dispossessed.

Pope Francis, the first Pope from a developing nation, sees the world through the eyes of the poor and dispossessed.

But we live in times where revolutions and uprisings are rising from the disenchanted and the dispossessed.

The poor and dispossessed are shuffled out to suburbs and never seen.

Israel recently advanced legislation calling for tens of thousands of Bedouin citizens to be uprooted and dispossessed.

The advancing sand gradually crept into the hamlet, and in the course of a decade dispossessed the people by burying their houses.

But the Boers advanced, the natives were dispossessed of their lands, and missionaries were expelled from their regions.

Among them was Eucher with the handsome Yolande, dispossessed of her father's heritage by the seigneur of Plouernel.

In that struggle Thyrsis saw clearly that his place was in the ranks of the disinherited and dispossessed.

She was afterwards dispossessed, but the government remained in the hands of the descendants of her family.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dispossessed, such as: beggared, bereaved, cut off, deprived, destitute, and devoid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.