the displaced

displaced

[dis-pleyst]
adjective
1.
lacking a home, country, etc.
2.
moved or put out of the usual or proper place.
noun
3.
(used with a plural verb) persons who lack a home, as through political exile, destruction of their previous shelter, or lack of financial resources (usually preceded by the ): After the earthquake, the displaced were temporarily housed in armories.

Origin:
1565–75; displace + -ed2

undisplaced, adjective
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displace
1550s, from O.Fr. desplacer, from des- "dis-" + placer "to place." Related: Displaced. Displaced person refugee is from 1944.
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