Examples of disinherit in a Sentence
She threatened to disinherit her son and leave him penniless.
Recent Examples of disinherit from the Web
At the beginning, he had been reviled and disinherited by his harsh warrior father Randyll Tarly, who sent him to the Night's Watch where he was mocked and abused.
The rest of the verdict was for a series of moves through which Roberta Dickson essentially disinherited Shook.
Some, for example, decide to disinherit an unloving child.
But upon learning that his uncle had disinherited two of his children for marrying non-Jews, Lieberman got the will revised.
Many states have laws in place protecting a surviving spouse from being disinherited, so your father’s wife could claim up to half of the value of the house, regardless of your father’s will.
Remember that among the disinherited there’s a mystic language.
Keryn Redstone has asserted that she has been disinherited of $6 million and potentially $1 billion more.
This hurricane disinherited the meek, who were supposed to inherit the earth.
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Origin and Etymology of disinherit
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
DISINHERIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disinherit for English Language Learners
: to prevent (someone, such as your daughter or son) from having the legal right to receive your money or property after you die
DISINHERIT Defined for Kids
Definition of disinherit for Students
- The millionaire disinherited his son.
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