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Definition of "disinheritance" [dis•in•her•it•ance]

  • The act of disinheriting (noun)

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Use "disinheritance" in a sentence
  • "Families routinely shun other family members, whether through disinheritance and outright withdrawal of any contact or support, or the deafening "silent treatment" that some spouses and parents engage in as a form of punishment for real or perceived offenses."
  • ""There are many horror stories about an ex-spouse getting the proceeds of a big life insurance policy or the accidental disinheritance of a child because the owner never changed the beneficiary," Norfolk warns."
  • "What caused the disinheritance is that all incoming freshmen and transfer students are given a copy of a book to read, and no other, to create their "common experience.""