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disfurnish

[ dis-fur-nish ]
/ dɪsˈfɜr nɪʃ /
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verb (used with object)
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

OTHER WORDS FROM disfurnish

dis·fur·nish·ment, noun
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How to use disfurnish in a sentence

  • "What I have in my power shall be at your service, unless your brother Edward in the meantime disfurnish me," he wrote to Rupert.

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

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

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