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  Words related to renunciation

Related / Similar Words: forgoing, forswearing, repudiation, renouncement, apostasy, defection

 

Definition:
  • the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.);
  • rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated";
  • an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned;
  • the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes);

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    Hyponyms: forsaking, giving up, abnegation, self-abnegation, denial, self-denial, self-renunciation, disclaimer, disownment, disowning, relinquishment, relinquishing

     

    Derivational Morphology: abjure, recant, forswear, retract, resile, forgo, give up, abdicate, renounce, repudiate, foreswear, quit, relinquish, defect, desert

     

     
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