Simple Definition of renunciation
: the act of renouncing something or someone
Examples of renunciation in a sentence
the king's renunciation of the throne
Their vows include renunciation of all wealth.
Origin and Etymology of renunciation
Middle English renunciacion, from Anglo-French, from Latin renuntiation-, renuntiatio, from renuntiare to renounce
First Known Use: 14th century
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