recusancy

noun
re·​cu·​san·​cy | \ ˈre-kyə-zən(t)-sē How to pronounce recusancy (audio) , ri-ˈkyü- \

Definition of recusancy

: the act or state of being a recusant

First Known Use of recusancy

1575, in the meaning defined above

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“Recusancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recusancy. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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