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noun as in repudiation


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It is a very manly sentimentality; we need not be ashamed of sharing it; one should rather be ashamed of disowning its emotions.

Before, she had escaped from the toils of that folly of the past by disowning it; but now, she had voluntarily made it hers.

The Buckle had been Ronald's fairy godmother—yet his father did not blame him for abhorring and disowning it.

He wrote me a letter—how it found me out I know not—enclosing me a sum of money, and disowning me for ever.

The two 141 other falsities are, the "ill success of the play," and "my disowning it."

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On this page you'll find 125 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disowning, such as: abjuration, abnegation, about-face, abrogation, annulment, and backpedaling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.