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Abjuration

Abjuration Meaning & Definition
Abjuration Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abjuration?

[n] a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abjuration: recantation | retraction

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abjuration: abandonment | abdication | abeyance | abjurement | abrogation | absolute contradiction | annulment | cessation | cession | chucking | chucking out | cold storage | contempt | contradiction | contrary assertion | contravention | controversion | countering | crossing | declination | declining | denial | desistance | despisal | despising | disaffirmation | disallowance | disapproval | disavowal | discard | disclaimer | disclamation | discontinuance | discounting | dismissal | disowning | disownment | dispensation | disposal | disposition | disproof | disregard | dropping out | dumping | exception | exclusion | expatriation | forbearance | forgoing | forswearing | gainsaying | getting rid of | giving up | handing over | ignoring | impugnment | letting go | nonacceptance | nonapproval | nonconsideration | nonexercise | nullification | palinode | palinody | passing by | putting away | putting out | rebuff | recantation | refusal | refutation | rejection | release | relinquishment | reneging | renouncement | renunciation | repudiation | repulse | resignation | retractation | retraction | revocation | revokement | riddance | sacrifice | scouting | spurning | surrender | suspension | swearing off | throwing out | turning out | unsaying | waiver | withdrawal | withdrawing | yielding

See Also | backdown | climb-down | disavowal | withdrawal

Abjuration In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab`ju*ra"tion\, n. [L. abjuratio: cf. F. abjuration.] 1. The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return. 2. A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy. {Oath of abjuration}, an oath asserting the right of the present royal family to the crown of England, and expressly abjuring allegiance to the descendants of the Pretender. --Brande & C.

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