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synonyms for renunciation

  • disavowal
  • repudiation
  • abdication
  • abjuration
  • abnegation
  • abstention
  • cancellation
  • denial
  • disclaimer
  • forswearing
  • rebuff
  • refusal
  • relinquishment
  • remission
  • renouncement
  • repeal
  • resignation
  • sacrifice
  • self-abnegation
  • self-denial
  • self-sacrifice
  • surrender
  • veto
  • waiver
  • yielding
  • eschewal
  • eschewing
  • forbearing
  • giving up
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antonyms for renunciation

MOST RELEVANT
  • OK
  • agreement
  • allowance
  • approval
  • claim
  • permission
  • sanction
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How to use renunciation in a sentence

Nor did the future appear any more in a rainbow glory, since he realised that it would bring renunciation as well as joy.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
That renunciation was therefore a nullity; and no swearing, no signing, no sealing, could turn that nullity into a reality.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
That happiness now requires my renunciation in behalf of my very dear eldest son, Charles Louis, prince of the Asturias.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
It is somewhat self-regarding certainly, in spite of the incessant renunciation and sacrifice.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Nothing requires more moral courage than the renunciation of a popular and generally received religious belief.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
Her renunciation of love, her dread of what is called happiness for women, she proclaimed with equal vehemence and candor.
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
Even the very character and colour of the music and painting in question seem to indicate a deliberate renunciation.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSICCHARLES GOUNOD
This act is a public acceptance of the truth of God, and a renunciation of error.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
I listened to her with that gentle courage which comes with renunciation.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
Her renunciation comes partly because she loves those for whom she makes the sacrifice, but partly also from cowardice.
GIRLS AND WOMENHARRIET E. PAINE (AKA E. CHESTER}
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RENUNCIATION

  • quitclaim
  • relinquishment
  • renunciation
  • resignation
  • surrender
  • waiver
  • abandonment
  • demission
  • disavowal
  • disclaimer
  • quitclaim
  • renunciation
  • resignation
  • retirement
  • surrender
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