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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