Definition of Disendows

1. Verb. (third-person singular of disendow) ¹



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Definition of Disendows

1. disendow [v] - See also: disendow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disendows

disencouragement
disencouragements
disencumber
disencumbered
disencumbering
disencumbers
disencumbrance
disencumbrances
disendow
disendowed
disendower
disendowers
disendowing
disendowment
disendowments
disendows (current term)
disenfranchise
disenfranchised
disenfranchises
disenfranchising
disengage
disengaged
disengagedness
disengagement
disengagements
disengager
disengagers
disengages

Literary usage of Disendows

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1. The Intellectual Life by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1901)
"... and disendows a hierarchy. In Switzerland it resists the whole power of the Papacy. In Italy it seizes the sacred territory and plants itself within the ..."

2. The Anglo-Saxon Review by Randolph Spencer Churchill (1900)
"The caprice with which heredity alternately endows and disendows is one of the mysteries that confront us in a group of family portraits. ..."

3. Memoirs of an Ex-minister: An Autobiography by James Howard Harris Malmesbury (1885)
"... and remained by the body. March 2nd.—Gladstone introduced his Irish Church Bill yesterday in a speech of three hours. It disendows as well as ..."

4. Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle (1878)
"... and disendows itself, as undoubtedly it will, the consequence will most certainly be that the Church of England will re-absorb the nation, ..."

5. The Divina Commedia of Dante by Dante Alighieri (1870)
"That, which man disendows, is sin alone : This mars his likeness to the Good Supreme, Whose light most pure he will not make his own. ..."

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