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verb (used with object)
  1. to deprive of something with which a person or thing is furnished; divest of possessions; strip.
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Origin of disfurnish

1525–35; < Middle French desfourniss-, stem of desfournir, equivalent to des- dis-1 + fournir to furnish
Related formsdis·fur·nish·ment, noun
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Historical Examples

  • To disfurnish or disconfit means to incommode: “I hope it has not disconfit you very bad.”

    Our Southern Highlanders

    Horace Kephart

  • To empty and disfurnish the memory, is not this the true way to ignorance?