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Synonyms for repudiation
rɪˌpyu diˈeɪ ʃənre·pu·di·a·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. repudiation, renunciationnoun

    rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid

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

    Synonyms:
    renunciation, apostasy, forswearing, renouncement, debunking, defection, forgoing

  2. repudiationnoun

    refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities)

    "the repudiation of the debt by the city"

    Synonyms:
    debunking, renunciation

  3. repudiation, debunkingnoun

    the exposure of falseness or pretensions

    "the debunking of religion has been too successful"

    Synonyms:
    debunking, renunciation

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. repudiationnoun

    Synonyms:
    rejection

  2. repudiationnoun

    Synonyms:
    disavowal, disowning, disclaiming

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. repudiationnoun

    Synonyms:
    disavowal, rejection, abjuration, disclaimer, disowning

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "repudiation":

    rejection, renunciation, disavowal, revulsion, condemnation

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#7199blame
#11260rejection
#17209contempt
#22556condemnation
#32649disapproval
#33274slander
#34727scorn
#42143censure
#42903reproach
#53310repudiation
#56063debunking
#57693renunciation
#58800hissing
#62094apostasy
#62786defection
#64752denunciation
#67348revulsion
#94285vilification
#100640forgoing
#105484reproof
#135732ignominy
#144901disparagement
#209572disavowal
#214595disapprobation
#261530vituperation
#291648obloquy

How to use repudiation in a sentence?

  1. Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver:

    There has to be compromise. It's clear that Greece has got to be prepared to make some changes, and I think a wholesale repudiation of their debt is not on the cards, but other countries, creditors will have to work with Greece to arrive at a compromise.

  2. Kshama Sawant:

    The election results are a repudiation of the billionaire class, corporate real estate, and the establishment.

  3. Victoria Coates:

    This is a shocking repudiation of President Biden's call for unity and reconciliation... and a clear violation of MBN's grant and my employment contracts.

  4. Eugène Ionesco:

    I believe that in the history of art and of thought there has always been at every living moment of culture a will to renewal. This is not the prerogative of the last decade only. All history is nothing but a succession of crises -- of rupture, repudiation and resistance. When there is no crisis, there is stagnation, petrifaction and death. All thought, all art is aggressive.

  5. President Obama:

    The repudiation of the TPP would neuter the U.S. presidency for the next 19?months, it would reinforce global concerns that the vicissitudes of domestic politics are increasingly rendering the United States a less reliable ally ... it would signal a lack of U.S. commitment to Asia at a time when China is flexing its muscles.


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