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portionless

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Definition of portionless in English:

adjective

archaic
(Of a woman) without a dowry: his daughters would be portionless and therefore unlikely to find husbands
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  • He further insists on the reasonableness of his expectations, mocking the accusation that he would have men abandon pregnant women and leave them portionless.
  • She was young, portionless, bad with money, indecisive, and indolent.

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