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lapsed

[ lapst ]
/ læpst /
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adjective
expired; voided; terminated: a lapsed insurance policy.
no longer committed to or following the tenets of a particular belief, obligation, position, etc.: a lapsed Catholic.
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Origin of lapsed

First recorded in 1610–20; lapse + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM lapsed

un·lapsed, adjective
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