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Definition 1: the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for renunciation in the sense of this definition

(renunciation is a kind of ...) the act of rejecting something

"his proposals were met with rejection"

(... is a kind of renunciation ) the act of forsaking

(... is a kind of renunciation ) renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others

Definition 2: an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for renunciation in the sense of this definition

(renunciation is a kind of ...) the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)

(... is a kind of renunciation ) a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.

Definition 3: rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where renunciation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated

Synonyms for renunciation in the sense of this definition

(renunciation is a kind of ...) the speech act of rejecting

(... is a kind of renunciation ) (law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to something

(... is a kind of renunciation ) refusal to acknowledge as one's own

Definition 4: the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes) - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for renunciation in the sense of this definition

(renunciation is a kind of ...) the state of being rejected

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