Disavowal

  • 1Disavowal — Dis a*vow al, n. The act of disavowing, disclaiming, or disowning; rejection and denial. [1913 Webster] An earnest disavowal of fear often proceeds from fear. Richardson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2disavowal — index abandonment (desertion), abandonment (repudiation), abjuration, bad faith, confutation, declination …

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  • 3disavowal — (n.) 1748; see DISAVOW (Cf. disavow) + AL (Cf. al) (2) …

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  • 4disavowal — noun A denial of knowledge, relationship, and/or responsibility towards something (or someone). Whatever pleas may be urged for a disavowal of engagements formed by diplomatic functionaries in cases where by the terms of the engagements a mutual… …

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  • 5disavowal — [[t]dɪ̱səva͟ʊəl[/t]] disavowals N COUNT: oft N of n A disavowal of something is a statement that you are not connected with it or responsible for it, or that you no longer agree with or believe in it. [FORMAL] ...a public disavowal of his beliefs …

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  • 6disavowal — UK [ˌdɪsəˈvaʊəl] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms disavowal : singular disavowal plural disavowals a statement in which you disavow someone or something …

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  • 7disavowal — noun it s a complete disavowal of responsibility Syn: denial, rejection, repudiation, renunciation, disclaimer …

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  • 8disavowal — disavow ► VERB ▪ deny any responsibility or support for. DERIVATIVES disavowal noun …

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  • 9disavowal — noun see disavow …

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  • 10disavowal — /dis euh vow euhl/, n. a disowning; repudiation; denial. [1740 50; DISAVOW + AL2] * * * …

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  • 11disavowal — Synonyms and related words: abjuration, abjurement, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, contradiction, contrary assertion, contravention, controversion, countering, crossing, denial, disaffirmation, disallowance, disclaimer,… …

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  • 12disavowal — dis|a|vow|al [ ,dısə vauəl ] noun count or uncount a statement in which you disavow someone or something …

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  • 13disavowal — dis·a vow·al || ‚dɪsÉ™ vaÊŠÉ™l n. denial, repudiation, rejection …

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  • 14disavowal — n 1. denial, disaffirmation, retraction, recantation, recall; contradiction, gainsay; disclaimer, disclamation. 2. repudiation, renunciation, renouncement, (usu. under oath) abjuration; disowning, discarding, rejecting, rejection, disinheriting,… …

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  • 15disavowal — dis·avowal …

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  • 16disavowal — dis•a•vow•al [[t]ˌdɪs əˈvaʊ əl[/t]] n. repudiation; denial • Etymology: 1740–50 …

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  • 17disavowal — /dɪsəˈvaʊəl/ (say disuh vowuhl) noun a disowning; repudiation; denial …

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  • 18disavowal — noun denial of any connection with or knowledge of • Syn: ↑disclaimer • Derivationally related forms: ↑disavow • Hypernyms: ↑denial • Hyponyms: ↑retraction, ↑ …

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  • 19deviance disavowal — A refusal, on the part of those who have been labelled deviant, to accept this characterization. The concept was originally developed with reference to so called social deviants, such as the physically handicapped, who had a strong interest in… …

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  • 20Disclaimer — Dis*claim er, n. 1. One who disclaims, disowns, or renounces. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A denial, disavowal, or renunciation, as of a title, claim, interest, estate, or trust; relinquishment or waiver of an interest or estate. Burrill. [1913… …

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