disowning

  • 1 disowning — n. the refusal to acknowledge (something or somebody) as one s own. Syn: disownment. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 2 Disowning — Disown Dis*own , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disowned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disowning}.] 1. To refuse to own or acknowledge as belonging to one s self; to disavow or deny, as connected with one s self personally; as, a parent can hardly disown his child;… …

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  • 3 disowning — dis·own || dɪs əʊn v. cut off (from an inheritance, family, etc.); repudiate, disavow, renounce …

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

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  • 5 Stanley Cavell — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = 20th century philosophy color = #B0C4DE image caption = name = Stanley Louis Cavell birth = birth date and age|1926|9|1 death = school tradition = Analytic philosophy main interests = Film… …

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  • 6 Jeremiah Wright controversy — The Jeremiah Wright controversy gained national attention in March 2008 when ABC News, after reviewing dozens of Jeremiah Wright s sermons, excerpted parts which were subject to intense media scrutiny.cite news |first=Ken |last=Dilanian… …

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  • 7 Abdication — (from the Latin abdicatio , disowning, renouncing, from ab , away from, and dicare , to declare, to proclaim as not belonging to one) is the act of renouncing and resigning from a formal office, especially from the supreme office of state. In… …

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  • 8 Stanley Cavell — Stanley Louis Cavell (* 1. September 1926 in Atlanta, Georgia) ist ein US amerikanischer Philosoph. Er ist emeritierter Walter M. Cabot Professor für Ästhetik und allgemeine Werttheorie an der Harvard University. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2… …

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  • 9 Stanley Louis Cavell — (* 1. September 1926 in Atlanta (Georgia)) ist ein US amerikanischer Philosoph. Er ist emeritierter Walter M. Cabot Professor für Ästhetik und allgemeine Werttheorie an der Harvard University. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Philosophie …

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

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  • 11 repudiation — noun 1. the exposure of falseness or pretensions the debunking of religion has been too successful • Syn: ↑debunking • Derivationally related forms: ↑debunk (for: ↑debunking), ↑repudiate …

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  • 12 Denial — De*ni al, n. [See {Deny}.] 1. The act of gainsaying, refusing, or disowning; negation; the contrary of {affirmation}. [1913 Webster] You ought to converse with so much sincerity that your bare affirmation or denial may be sufficient. Bp.… …

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  • 13 Denial of one's self — Denial De*ni al, n. [See {Deny}.] 1. The act of gainsaying, refusing, or disowning; negation; the contrary of {affirmation}. [1913 Webster] You ought to converse with so much sincerity that your bare affirmation or denial may be sufficient. Bp.… …

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  • 14 Disavowal — 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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  • 15 Disclamation — Dis cla*ma tion, n. A disavowing or disowning. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Disown — Dis*own , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disowned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disowning}.] 1. To refuse to own or acknowledge as belonging to one s self; to disavow or deny, as connected with one s self personally; as, a parent can hardly disown his child; an… …

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  • 17 Disowned — Disown Dis*own , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disowned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disowning}.] 1. To refuse to own or acknowledge as belonging to one s self; to disavow or deny, as connected with one s self personally; as, a parent can hardly disown his child;… …

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  • 18 Disownment — Dis*own ment, n. Act of disowning. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 decline — I. verb (declined; declining) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French decliner, from Latin declinare to turn aside, inflect, from de + clinare to incline more at lean Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. archaic to turn from a straight… …

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