disauthorize

disauthorize

(dɪsˈɔːθəˌraɪz) or

disauthorise

vb (tr)
archaic formal to take authority away from (a person or organization)
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Was it not enough to disturbe the common peace, to alienate the hearts of the Commons, to stirre up a restles and factious Rebell, to muster out a league of mutinous and riotous conspirators, to discountenance and overbeare a lawfull king, to weaken, to disauthorize, and last of al most furiously to murder him, but presently they which stand in the gate must laugh at it, the drunkards make songs of it, and thou thy selfe Sixtus like a parasite upon a stage applaudest unto it?
His decisions to write explicitly from the standpoint of "a straight white male middle-class radical," (74) to take into account the erotic interests of a person so situated, to turn postmodernizing feminism against the male/female model, and nevertheless to declare that "I do not think of myself as a feminist," (75) severally or together, somehow absolutely disauthorize Kennedy in many feminist circles.