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disenthrone

[dis-en-throhn]
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verb (used with object), dis·en·throned, dis·en·throning.
  1. to dethrone.
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Origin of disenthrone

First recorded in 1600–10; dis-1 + enthrone
Related formsdis·en·throne·ment, noun
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Examples from the Web for disenthrone

Historical Examples

  • But to disenthrone himself, to descend to the condition of a poor devil!

    Devil Stories

    Various

  • He had but to disenthrone her who for fifteen years, with true and tender love, had shared his existence.

    The Empress Josephine

    Louise Muhlbach