ETYM Latin abnegatio: cf. French abnégation.
Renunciation of one's own interests in favor of the interests of others; SYN. self-abnegation, denial, self-denial, self-renunciation.
commination / kɒmɪneɪʃn̩ /
ETYM Latin comminatio, from comminari to threaten; com- + minari to threaten: cf. French commination.
1. A threat of divine punishment or vengeance.
2. Prayers proclaiming God's anger against sinners; read in the Church of England on Ash Wednesday.
3. Threatening; denunciation.
4. Denunciation; cursing; threatening.
denial / dənaɪəl /
1. A defense mechanism that denies painful thoughts.
2. An assertion that something alleged is not true.
3. The act of refusing a request.
disavowal / dɪsəvaʊəl /
Denial of any connection with or knowledge of.
disclaimer / dɪskleɪmər /
(Law) A voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to something.
negative / neɡətɪv /
ETYM Cf. French négative.
1. A piece of photographic film showing an image with black and white tones reversed.
2. A reply of denial.
no / noʊ /
1. An act or instance of refusing or denying by the use of the word no; denial
2. A negative vote or decision b plural; persons voting in the negative
ETYM Cf. French renonciation, Latin renuntiatio ann announcement. Related to Renounce.
1. A verbal act of renouncing; SYN. renouncement.
2. The act of renouncing; SYN. forgoing, forswearing.
In religion, giving something up, an element of almost every ethical system. Buddhism is based on renunciation of personal desires and Hinduism seeks eventually, after many lifetimes, the abandonment of ties to the physical world. In Christianity the idea of renunciation was most pronounced in medieval asceticism.
The spirit of true Christian renunciation is the recognition that everything belongs to God.
waiver / weɪvər /
A dispensation of some requirement.
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