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synonyms for dispossession

  • denial
  • loss
  • privation
  • withdrawal
  • deprival
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How to use dispossession in a sentence

All too often, Americans have mobilized the concept of the public good to dispossess Indigenous peoples of their land and water.
BREAKING UP BIG TECH CAN’T SAVE AMERICAN DEMOCRACY BY ITSELFJORDAN HOWELLJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She added, “No amount of canned foods and reused items dropped from planes can make up for the US military occupying our island, dispossessing Chamorus from our land, and poisoning our water for their war games.”
THE REAL LOVE INTEREST IN NETFLIX’S OPERATION CHRISTMAS DROP IS THE US MILITARYRACHEL RAMIREZNOVEMBER 23, 2020VOX
For one thing, it would involve the dispossession of that year's baby.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
Dispossession of one race by another was the common practice of the times, and in a moral point of view was little thought of.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF JOSHUAWILLIAM GARDEN BLAIKIE
In the explicit accounts which survive there is no word of any dispossession of the druidic priests.
THE DIVINE ADVENTURE ETC. (WORKS VOL. 4)FIONA MACLEOD
They had been kind enough to see to that, those pitying professional colleagues who had witnessed his dispossession.
MRS. RED PEPPERGRACE S. RICHMOND
There is a dispossession notice to be served hereabouts; a trespasser who must be put off from property that is not his.
THE KILLERSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Short of the complete dispossession of the capitalist class which this implies there is no hope for the workers.
BRITISH SOCIALISMJ. ELLIS BARKER
Charles V. confirmed the dispossession of his grandson, and recognized Cosmo instead of Alessandro's son.
THE WORKS OF HONOR DE BALZACHONOR DE BALZAC
The dispossession of the Hanseatics was naturally a work of time, but in course of years it became complete.
THE HANSA TOWNSHELEN ZIMMERN
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WORDS RELATED TO DISPOSSESSION

  • denial
  • disadvantage
  • dispossession
  • hardship
  • lack
  • privation
  • want
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.