Meaning of dispossessed

dis•pos•sessed

Pronunciation: (dis"pu-zest'), [key]
— adj.
  1. evicted, as from a dwelling, land, etc.; ousted.
  2. without property, status, etc., as wandering or displaced persons; rootless; disfranchised.
  3. having suffered the loss of expectations, prospects, relationships, etc.; disinherited; disaffiliated; alienated: The modern city dweller may feel spiritually dispossessed.
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