disowned


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dis·own

 (dĭs-ōn′)
tr.v. dis·owned, dis·own·ing, dis·owns
To refuse to acknowledge or accept as one's own; repudiate.
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Hereafter she is only my sister in name: not because I disown her, but because she has disowned me.
At first, John was all thwarted affection and blighted hope; next bludgeoned vanity raised its head again, with twenty mortal gashes: and the father was disowned even as he had disowned the son.
His large boots contained a foot which Mademoiselle de Montalais might not have disowned if she had been transformed into a man.
In all parts of the window were quantities of dirty bottles--blacking bottles, medicine bottles, ginger-beer and soda- water bottles, pickle bottles, wine bottles, ink bottles; I am reminded by mentioning the latter that the shop had in several little particulars the air of being in a legal neighbourhood and of being, as it were, a dirty hanger-on and disowned relation of the law.
Disowned by her father, she marries my hero, and they live in a snug little villa outside Croydon, in which town he is set up as a house agent.
She would never have disowned any one on the ground of poverty: a De Bracy reduced to take his dinner in a basin would have seemed to her an example of pathos worth exaggerating, and I fear his aristocratic vices would not have horrified her.
No doubt a fancied affinity with Tom Pinch through their common love of music made him like that most sentimental and improbable personage, whom he would have disowned and laughed to scorn if he had met him in life; but it was a purely altruistic sympathy that he felt with Little Nell and her grandfather.
Also she kicked him in the side as he lay helpless at her feet, and she hysterically disowned him.
how can I believe thee, who hast disowned and wronged thy former patron?
With him rode the King of Majorca, the hostage King of Navarre, and the fierce Don Pedro of Spain, whose pale blue eyes gleamed with a sinister light as they rested once more upon the distant peaks of the land which had disowned him.
The lawyer, left alone with the disowned and deserted woman, put the useless certificate silently on the table.
I--I-- came,' said Ralph, speaking more slowly, and with harsher emphasis, 'I came to say how grieved I am that any relative of mine, although disowned by me, should have inflicted such punishment on you as--'