[ dis-pleyst ]
See synonyms for displaced on Thesaurus.com
  1. lacking a home, country, etc.

  2. moved or put out of the usual or proper place.

noun(used with a plural verb)
  1. Usually the displaced . persons who lack a home, as through political exile, destruction of their previous shelter, or lack of financial resources: After the earthquake, the displaced were temporarily housed in armories.

Origin of displaced

First recorded in 1565–75; displace + -ed2

Other words from displaced

  • un·dis·placed, adjective

Words Nearby displaced

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use displaced in a sentence