Definition of "attainder"
  1. It refers to the end of a person's civil rights following a conviction for treason or a felony, leading to the death penalty or banishment
How to use "attainder" in a sentence
  1. Even after committing a felony, the attainder of a person's civil rights is considered a severe punishment.
  2. The accusation of treason led to an attainder, causing the individual to lose all civil rights.
  3. The law states that attainder can only follow after such serious crimes as treason or felony.

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