Definition of Disavowal

1. Noun. Denial of any connection with or knowledge of.

Exact synonyms: Disclaimer
Generic synonyms: Denial
Specialized synonyms: Abjuration, Recantation, Retraction
Derivative terms: Disavow



Definition of Disavowal

1. n. The act of disavowing, disclaiming, or disowning; rejection and denial.

Definition of Disavowal

1. Noun. A denial of knowledge, relationship, and/or responsibility towards something (or someone). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disavowal

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disavowal

disavailing
disavails
disavaunce
disavaunced
disavaunces
disavauncing
disaventure
disaventures
disaventurous
disavouch
disavouched
disavouches
disavouching
disavow
disavowable
disavowal (current term)
disavowals
disavowance
disavowed
disavower
disavowers
disavowing
disavowment
disavowments
disavows
disband
disbanded
disbanding
disbandment
disbandments

Literary usage of Disavowal

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1. A Treatise on the Action of Ejectment and Concurrent Remedies for the by Martin L. Newell (1892)
"disavowal of the Landlord's Title.—Upon the disavowal of the landlord's title, ... 3-~>0; Allen v. do not amount to a willful disavowal Paul, 23 Gratt. (Va. ..."

2. Letters and Other Writings of James Madison by James Madison (1865)
"For in this light must be viewed her disavowal of Mr. Erskine, ... Had the disavowal been deemed essential to her interests, a worse plaster could not have ..."

3. The Code of Civil Procedure of Lower Canada: Together with the Amendments by Québec (Province)., Thomas Patrick Foran (1886)
"A disavowal may take place during the suit or after judgment. ... A demand for disavowal cannot be heard or received by the court before the day of the ..."

4. History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the by Theodore Dwight (1833)
"The question of the full power was introduced by yourself to give weight, by a quotation from a highly respected author, to your complaint of the disavowal; ..."

5. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by John Gibson Lockhart (1839)
"... but as Scott was not so well acquainted with Coleridge as himself, he lost no time in procuring his friend's indignant disavowal, and forwarding it to ..."

6. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1826)
"Tke Relations between Brazil and Peru—Invasion of Chiquitos by Bra.. zilian Troops—The Emperor's disavowal of this ..."

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