Meaning of attainder

at•tain•der

Pronunciation: (u-tān'dur), [key]
— n.
  1. the legal consequence of judgment of death or outlawry for treason or felony, involving the loss of all civil rights.
  2. dishonor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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