disinherited disinherited

Definition(s):

  • (adj) deprived of your rightful heritage

Usage(s):

  1. Apparently unprepared for the announcement, its officials kept the shocked silence of the disinherited.
  2. He can communicate with the disinherited as few others of his race or rank are able to do.
  3. And the disinherited playboy, at the end, has wangled twenty grand, only to spurn it.

News

  • Children of late ex-USC coach Jim Carlen contest will

    Three adult children of the late former University of South Carolina football coach Jim Carlen have filed a petition in probate court, alleging the coach's second wife orchestrated a revised will that unlawfully disinherited them from the coach's $10 mill
    on August 1, 2013     Source: The Greenville News

Quotes

  1. "One day, the South will know that when these disinherited children of God sat down at lunch counters, they were in reality standing up for what is best in the American dream and for the most sacred values in our Judeo-Christian heritage, thereby...
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Martin Luther King Source: Human Events (blog)

  2. It is now 20 years since Jesse Jackson called his constituency that of "the desperate, the damned, the disinherited, the disrespected and the despised" -- yet the current party is effectively still the party of rich white men whose instincts and...
    on Feb 2, 2004 By: Jesse Jackson Source: Dissident Voice

  3. "The time has come for root-and-branch renewal of the teaching of Australian history in our schools, in terms of the numbers learning and the way it is taught," Mr Howard said. "Young people are at risk of being disinherited from their...
    on Jan 25, 2006 By: John Howard Source: Advertiser Adelaide

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