Definition of abjuration
1 : the act or process of abjuring
2 : an oath of abjuring
Origin and Etymology of abjuration
Middle English abjuracioun, borrowed from Anglo-French abjuracion, borrowed from Medieval Latin abjūrātiōn-, abjūrātiō, going back to Late Latin, “repudiation,” from Latin abjūrāre “to repudiate” + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of action nouns — more at abjure
First Known Use: 15th century
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