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Synonyms for dispossessed


Synonyms for dispossessed

physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security

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Of course these two tribes were the first who were dispossessed of their lands by the Europeans.
In answer to the cat's growl, a low and equally ferocious growl rumbled upward from the ape-man's deep chest--a growl of warning that told the panther he was trespassing upon the other's lair; but Sheeta was in no mood to be dispossessed.
This has been a dull, prosy day," yawned Phil, stretching herself idly on the sofa, having previously dispossessed two exceedingly indignant cats.
The worthy gentleman then became once more the life and soul of the society; being again reinstated in his old post of lion, from which high station the temporary distraction of their thoughts had for a moment dispossessed him.
Entering the Church when he was nearly forty, he received the small country parish of Dean Prior in the southwest (Devonshire), which he held for nearly twenty years, until 1647, when he was dispossessed by the victorious Puritans.
I am one of the dispossessed, a sansculotte, a proletarian, or, in simpler phraseology addressed to your understanding, a tramp.
It is natural they are unhappy, as are we dispossessed prior BoC shareholders, now left with only one in every one hundred of our original shares.
The hierarchy of the Catholic church should publicly remind Duncan Smith that the policy he is pursuing is in direct opposition to what his faith preaches regarding the poor, the vulnerable and the dispossessed in our society.
Ana Tzarev's childhood was marked by terrible adversity, the works in Dispossessed acknowledge the fact that she carries the personal knowledge of injustice while, at the same time, there is a subtle, strong message of hope conveyed through her powerful impasto technique and pure use of color:
WE ENGLISH sit as dispossessed urchins with noses pressed to the window as the five million Scots, 3.
David Cotterill grabbed the only goal from the penalty spot on 19 minutes after being tripped by Charlie Lee, whom he had earlier dispossessed.
ARCHBISHOP Rowan Williams, below, means well regarding MPs, and certainly most would agree about extremism taking the place of the dispossessed.
Pollok doubled their lead three minutes after the break when Dingwall (right) dispossessed keeper Murphy and fired into the empty net.
Ducks, geese, herons, grebes, coots and many other birds that depend on wetlands for nesting, shelter and food are being dispossessed.
Among the major arguments he makes about Le Guin and The Dispossessed are that Le Guin, in spite of her anarchism, is characterized by a significant philosophical and even political conservatism influenced by Centrist Hegelianism and that the novel should be seen as less a literary utopia and more as a novel dealing with the theme of utopianism in politics.