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civil death

noun

  1. law (formerly) the loss of all civil rights because of a serious conviction See also attainder


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An unconditioned civil death awaits her in case of widowhood—even if this sad fate befalls her when she is two or three years old.

Where is the unchangeable fate, the civil death, that awaited the inmate of the monastic house?

By the later law a sentence for crime which produced civil death set free the other spouse.

The Revocation struck with civil death the entire Protestant population of France.

Can you after one minute give a good account of the meaning of civil death?

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