Synonyms for dispossession

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For one thing, it would involve the dispossession of that year's baby.

How dim was her own love-dream beside this torment of dispossession.

He stared at her; but the ray only illumined the bewilderment of his dispossession.

And he never felt so to the full his dispossession as in thinking of Robert.

The Spaniards had won a footing already too secure for dispossession.

This dispossession of the literary by the scientific is universal.

Of course, in Drake's scheme, the only alternative for the colonists was dispossession.

Eviction, the dispossession of a person from the occupancy of lands or tenements.

In 1870, dispossession was made very costly to the landlord.

And in her dispossession she did not dare make manifest the severance that she saw.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, noun of action from dispossess.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISPOSSESSION

deprival

noundeprivation
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