unenfranchised love

Definitions

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  • adj. Not enfranchised; unfree.

Etymologies

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From un- +‎ enfranchised.

Examples

  • Among the unenfranchised are the owners of millions of dollars worth of property, college presidents and college graduates, thousands of teachers in universities, colleges and public schools, physicians, lawyers, dentists, journalists, heads of businesses, representatives of every trade and occupation and thousands of the nation's homekeepers.

    Woman Suffrage By Federal Constitutional Amendment

  • Until the ground-breaking general election television debates, many unenfranchised schoolkids showed virtually no interest in politics.

    Student protest: how the Harry Potter generation turned into a band of rebels

  • Yet even after this legislation, less than 60% of the men in the country had the vote, with the unenfranchised invariably being concentrated amongst the poor, including the unemployed.

    100 Not Out - Labour In North East Derbyshire

  • Unidentified Woman: (Reading) Letter to the New York Herald, April 2nd, 1871, I claim the right to speak for the unenfranchised woman of the country and announce myself as a candidate for the presidency.

    The First Woman To Run For President — In 1872

  • Even considering how weak the Republicans are and the new ground being broken in other ways, it was still assumed we'd see some really interesting new angles on this phenomenon and a much greater concentration on expanding the electorate to the previously unenfranchised than making any overt attempt to sway swing voters with centrist policies.

    Hullabaloo

  • Alternatively, Israel can continue to occupy “Samaria,” “Judea,” and Gaza, whose Arab population—added to that of present-day Israel—will become the demographic majority within five to eight years: in which case Israel will be either a Jewish state with an ever-larger majority of unenfranchised non-Jews or it will be a democracy.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Single-State Solution:

  • And Joan's suppporters are unquestionably the good guys, the unenfranchised, the powerless.

    "It was before we lived in a theocracy."

  • Alternatively, Israel can continue to occupy "Samaria," "Judea," and Gaza, whose Arab population — added to that of present-day Israel — will become the demographic majority within five to eight years: in which case Israel will be either a Jewish state (with an ever-larger majority of unenfranchised non-Jews) or it will be a democracy.

    Israel: The Alternative

  • Further, we note that oligarchies as well as aristocracies may last, not from any inherent stability in such forms of government, but because the rulers are on good terms both with the unenfranchised and with the governing classes, not maltreating any who are excluded from the government, but introducing into it the leading spirits among them.

    Politics

  • A certain man betrothed his daughter to a person whose father, having been made a magistrate, fined the father of the girl, and the latter, stung by the insult, conspired with the unenfranchised classes to overthrow the state.

    Politics

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