Dis`in*her"it (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disinherited; p. pr. & vb. n. Disinheriting.] [Cf. Disherit, Disheir.]


To cut off from an inheritance or from hereditary succession; to prevent, as an heir, from coming into possession of any property or right, which, by law or custom, would devolve on him in the course of descent.

Of how fair a portion Adam disinherited his whole posterity! South.


To deprive of heritage; to dispossess.

And disinherit Chaos, that reigns here. Milton.


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