dispossessed

[ dis-puh-zest ]
/ ˌdɪs pəˈzɛst /

adjective

evicted, as from a dwelling, land, etc.; ousted.
without property, status, etc., as wandering or displaced persons; rootless; disfranchised.
having suffered the loss of expectations, prospects, relationships, etc.; disinherited; disaffiliated; alienated: The modern city dweller may feel spiritually dispossessed.

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Origin of dispossessed

First recorded in 1590–1600; dispossess + -ed2
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