- to deprive (esp. an heir) of an inheritance or the right to inherit
- to deprive of any right or established privilege
Origin of disinheritaltered (after inherit) from earlier disherit
transitive verbdis·in·her·it·ed, dis·in·her·it·ing, dis·in·her·its
- To exclude from inheritance or the right to inherit.
- To deprive of a natural or established right or privilege.
(third-person singular simple present disinherits, present participle disinheriting, simple past and past participle disinherited)