Definition of disempowerment in English:



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  • ‘So our feelings of uncertainty and disempowerment are to some degree a product of our economic policies.’
  • ‘You need to be fervent to shift the forces of apathy and disempowerment in the global entertainment culture.’
  • ‘She asserts that because they lack a permanent status and associated career opportunities, they are able to reverse this disempowerment into resistance precisely because they have nothing to lose.’
  • ‘As they participate with peers in the creation of self-definitions, they move from feelings of worthlessness and disempowerment to confidence and well-being.’
  • ‘The lack of information about available benefits and the lack of explanation for money withheld from monthly cheques led to frustration and feelings of disempowerment.’