plural -s

Word History


borrowed from Late Latin abrenūntiātiōn-, abrenūntiātiō, from abrenūntiāre "to repudiate, renounce" (from Latin ab- ab- entry 1 + renūntiāre "to report, retract, renounce") + -tiōn-, -tiō, noun suffix

First Known Use

1557, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of abrenunciation was in 1557

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“Abrenunciation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abrenunciation. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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