noun as in palinode
noun as in recantation
noun as in retractation
noun as in retraction
I gave him no chance of unsaying with grace or credit what he could not fail to regret that he had said.
Thus Picardy is famous for “hot heads;” and the Norman for son dit et son ddit, “his saying and his unsaying!”
She wrote again unsaying all she had said, but her father had been too much wounded to reply.
They had appeared in too many instances; and, though frightened at his anger, she stood still, without unsaying her words.
He could not conceive of the Titan unsaying his high language and quailing before his successful and perfidious adversary.
On this page you'll find 114 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unsaying, 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.