disinherit

[ UK /dˌɪsɪnhˈɛɹɪt/ ]
VERB
  1. prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
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How To Use disinherit In A Sentence

  • Hart's good - bad man was always an outsider, always one of the disinherited.
  • There are many horror stories about an ex-spouse getting the proceeds of a big life insurance policy or the accidental disinheritance of a child because the owner never changed the beneficiary," Norfolk warns. How To Protect Your Spouse Financially After You're Gone
  • The way many estate plans are currently worded could cause them to backfire, either by triggering unnecessary state estate taxes or even accidentally disinheriting a surviving spouse. Does Your Trust Need a Tune-Up?
  • About to be disinherited from the family fortune, Stephen returns to home after a long estrangement and it happens to be the night his father is shot to death. The Inheritance by Simon Tolkien: Book summary
  • She may or may not have been instrumental in the disinheritance.
  • Lionel's inheritance also disappears; after separation, hardship, estrangement, and disinheritance, the Tarrants are happily reconciled, but live separately in London.
  • I left off, though, when I became aware that I was being watched by a belted constable with a damned disinheriting moustache, but I've calculated since that I could have cleared ten thousand dollars a year on the streets of Baltimore, easy, which is two thousand quid, sufficient to buy you a lieutenancy in the Guards in those days - and from the look of some of them, I'd not be surprised. THE NUMBERS
  • She had barely escaped disinheritance but that didn't stop her from confronting her father or taunting him about her lifestyle.
  • For those masters who were also biological fathers to their slaves, the tacit disinheritance had double significance.
  • The trust of the disinherited was further shattered and disowned by the disingenuous attitude of the state.
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