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Meaning of DISAVOWAL

Pronunciation:  `disu'vawul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  denial of any connection with or knowledge of
 

DISAVOWAL is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: abjuration, denial, recantation, retraction

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis`a*vow"al\, n.
The act of disavowing, disclaiming, or disowning; rejection
and denial.

      An earnest disavowal of fear often proceeds from fear.
                                               --Richardson.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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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