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See definition of disowning on Dictionary.com
  • as inpalinode
  • as inrecantation
  • as inrepudiation
  • as inretractation
  • as inretraction

synonyms for disowning

  • disavowal
  • renunciation
  • abjuration
  • disaffirmation
  • disclaimer
  • disaffirmance
  • disclamation
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How to use disowning in a sentence

It is a very manly sentimentality; we need not be ashamed of sharing it; one should rather be ashamed of disowning its emotions.
ENGLISH SOCIETYGEORGE DU MAURIER
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 COAST OF BOHEMIAWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The Buckle had been Ronald's fairy godmother—yet his father did not blame him for abhorring and disowning it.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
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 HEART OF MID-LOTHIAN, VOLUME 2, ILLUSTRATEDSIR WALTER SCOTT
The two 141 other falsities are, the "ill success of the play," and "my disowning it."
THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN, VOL. 7 (OF 18)JOHN DRYDEN
Our readers will see that we have received a letter from Mr. Hook, disowning and disavowing all connection with this paper.
OLD AND NEW LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
If your mother had done something horrible would you be justified in disowning her?
PATHS OF JUDGEMENTANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
A fallacy is perpetuated by appealing to a fact, but the fact immediately discredits the fallacy by disowning it in practice.
THEISM OR ATHEISMCHAPMAN COHEN
One of these was cruelty to a human being, and Rutter's public disowning of Harry was cruelty of the most contemptible kind.
KENNEDY SQUAREF. HOPKINSON SMITH
Ludlow still kept aloof, disowning the Protectorate, though remaining in Ireland with his old military commission.
THE LIFE OF JOHN MILTON, VOLUME 5 (OF 7), 1654-1660DAVID MASSON
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