Disownment
Disownment Dis*own"ment, n. Act of disowning. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • disownment — n. cutting off (from an inheritance, family, etc.); repudiation, disavowal, renunciation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disownment — dis·own·ment …   English syllables

  • disownment — noun refusal to acknowledge as one s own • Syn: ↑disowning • Derivationally related forms: ↑disown (for: ↑disowning), ↑disown • Hypernyms: ↑repudiation, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • disown — disownment, n. /dis ohn /, v.t. to refuse to acknowledge as belonging or pertaining to oneself; deny the ownership of or responsibility for; repudiate; renounce: to disown one s heirs; to disown a published statement. [1610 20; DIS 1 + OWN] Syn.… …   Universalium

  • Friends, Society of — known as Quakers Protestant denomination that arose in England in the mid 17th century. The movement began with radical English Puritans called Seekers, who rejected the Anglican church and other existing Protestant sects. They took their faith… …   Universalium

  • disowning — noun refusal to acknowledge as one s own • Syn: ↑disownment • Derivationally related forms: ↑disown, ↑disown (for: ↑disownment) • Hypernyms: ↑repudiation, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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