renunciative
adjective see renunciation

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  • renunciative — See renunciation. * * * …   Universalium

  • renunciative — Synonyms and related words: abjuratory, abnegative, adversative, breakaway, contemptuous, contradicting, contradictory, contrary, declinatory, denying, despising, disaffirming, disallowing, disavowing, disclaiming, disdainful, dismissive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • renunciative — re·nun·ci·a·tive …   English syllables

  • renunciative — adjective used especially of behavior • Syn: ↑renunciant, ↑self abnegating, ↑self denying • Similar to: ↑nonindulgent, ↑strict • Derivationally related forms: ↑renounce …   Useful english dictionary

  • renunciant renunciative self-abnegating self-denying — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • renunciation — renunciative, renunciatory /ri nun see euh tawr ee, tohr ee, shee euh /, adj. /ri nun see ay sheuhn, shee /, n. an act or instance of relinquishing, abandoning, repudiating, or sacrificing something, as a right, title, person, or ambition: the… …   Universalium

  • austere forbidding stern — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blueprenominal puritan puritanical — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corrective disciplinary disciplinal — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monkish — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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