Synonyms and related words:
abjuration, abjurement, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, contradiction, contrary assertion, contravention, controversion, countering, crossing, denial, disaffirmation, disallowance, disclaimer, disclamation, disowning, disownment, disproof, expatriation, forswearing, gainsaying, impugnment, nullification, palinode, palinody, recantation, refutation, reneging, renouncement, renunciation, repudiation, retractation, retraction, revocation, revokement, unsaying, withdrawal

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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

  • disavowal — 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… …   Wiktionary

  • disavowal — [[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 …   English dictionary

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

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

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

  • disavowal — noun see disavow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

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