unfrock

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un·frock

 (ŭn-frŏk′)
tr.v. un·frocked, un·frock·ing, un·frocks
To defrock.

unfrock

(ʌnˈfrɒk)
vb
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr) to deprive (a person in holy orders) of ecclesiastical status

un•frock

(ʌnˈfrɒk)

v.t.
to deprive of ecclesiastical rank, authority, and function; depose: an unfrocked priest.

unfrock


Past participle: unfrocked
Gerund: unfrocking

Imperative
unfrock
unfrock
Present
I unfrock
you unfrock
he/she/it unfrocks
we unfrock
you unfrock
they unfrock
Preterite
I unfrocked
you unfrocked
he/she/it unfrocked
we unfrocked
you unfrocked
they unfrocked
Present Continuous
I am unfrocking
you are unfrocking
he/she/it is unfrocking
we are unfrocking
you are unfrocking
they are unfrocking
Present Perfect
I have unfrocked
you have unfrocked
he/she/it has unfrocked
we have unfrocked
you have unfrocked
they have unfrocked
Past Continuous
I was unfrocking
you were unfrocking
he/she/it was unfrocking
we were unfrocking
you were unfrocking
they were unfrocking
Past Perfect
I had unfrocked
you had unfrocked
he/she/it had unfrocked
we had unfrocked
you had unfrocked
they had unfrocked
Future
I will unfrock
you will unfrock
he/she/it will unfrock
we will unfrock
you will unfrock
they will unfrock
Future Perfect
I will have unfrocked
you will have unfrocked
he/she/it will have unfrocked
we will have unfrocked
you will have unfrocked
they will have unfrocked
Future Continuous
I will be unfrocking
you will be unfrocking
he/she/it will be unfrocking
we will be unfrocking
you will be unfrocking
they will be unfrocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unfrocking
you have been unfrocking
he/she/it has been unfrocking
we have been unfrocking
you have been unfrocking
they have been unfrocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unfrocking
you will have been unfrocking
he/she/it will have been unfrocking
we will have been unfrocking
you will have been unfrocking
they will have been unfrocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unfrocking
you had been unfrocking
he/she/it had been unfrocking
we had been unfrocking
you had been unfrocking
they had been unfrocking
Conditional
I would unfrock
you would unfrock
he/she/it would unfrock
we would unfrock
you would unfrock
they would unfrock
Past Conditional
I would have unfrocked
you would have unfrocked
he/she/it would have unfrocked
we would have unfrocked
you would have unfrocked
they would have unfrocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unfrock - divest of the frock; of church officials
disinvest, divest - deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"
Translations

unfrock

[ˈʌnˈfrɒk] VT [+ priest] → secularizar, exclaustrar

unfrock

vtlaisieren (spec), → in den Laienstand zurückversetzen
References in classic literature ?
Kuragin was to put her into a troyka he would have ready and to drive her forty miles to the village of Kamenka, where an unfrocked priest was in readiness to perform a marriage ceremony over them.
Yet, mine honest Friar, I think it would be best both for the church and thyself, that I should procure a license to unfrock thee, and retain thee as a yeoman of our guard, serving in care of our person, as formerly in attendance upon the altar of Saint Dunstan.''
I saw a frail little man with a long, yellow face and sunken fanatical eyes, an Inquisitor, an unfrocked monk.