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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An act or instance of depriving someone of influence, importance, etc.; Also: The condition of being deprived of influence, importance, etc.

Usage examples (33)
  • This resulted in disempowerment, lack of focus, a lot of self-doubt, and fear of sharing any "un-massaged" news at the risk of being another casualty of new-CEO-itis.
  • These women have battled the demons of disempowerment and won.
  • Stigmatization, prejudice and disempowerment thrive on ignorance.
  • Empowerment is necessary because there was disempowerment in the past. for more
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