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Synonyms for renunciation
rɪˌnʌn siˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi-re·nun·ci·a·tion

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  1. renunciation

    rejection, repudiation, abjuration, abnegation, abandonment, cession, surrender

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  1. repudiation, renunciationnoun

    rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid

    "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated"

    apostasy, forswearing, renouncement, debunking, repudiation, defection, forgoing

  2. apostasy, renunciation, defectionnoun

    the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)

    tergiversation, desertion, apostasy, forswearing, renouncement, repudiation, defection, abandonment, forgoing

  3. renunciation, renouncementnoun

    an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned

    defection, repudiation, forgoing, forswearing, apostasy, renouncement

  4. renunciation, forgoing, forswearingnoun

    the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)

    defection, repudiation, forgoing, forswearing, apostasy, renouncement

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  1. renunciationnoun

    rejection, repudiation, abnegation, abjuration

  2. renunciationnoun

    surrender, cession, abandonment, resignation

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  1. renunciationnoun

    abjuration, denial, disownment, disclaimer, abnegation

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  1. Jean Jacques Rousseau:

    To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties. For he who renounces everything no indemnity is possible. Such a renunciation is incompatible with man's nature to remove all liberty from his will is to remove all morality from his acts.

  2. Whun Cheon:

    Kim Jong will never spell such words as' renunciation' or' elimination' of nukes, or returning to the Non-Proliferation Treaty as a non-nuclear weapons state.

  3. Charles Cooley:

    When one has come to accept a certain course as duty he has a pleasant sense of relief and of lifted responsibility, even if the course involves pain and renunciation. It is like obedience to some external authority; any clear way, though it lead to death, is mentally preferable to the tangle of uncertainty.

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