civil death

Definitions of civil death
  1. noun
    the legal status of a person who is alive but who has been deprived of the rights and privileges of a citizen or a member of society; the legal status of one sentenced to life imprisonment
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    type of:
    legal status
    a status defined by law
  2. noun
    cancellation of civil rights
    synonyms: attainder
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    type of:
    the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
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