Definition of refrenation
1 obsolete : the act of restraining or refraining
2 : the failure of an expected planetary aspect to occur because one of the planets becomes retrograde
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Origin and Etymology of refrenation
Middle English refrenacion, from Latin refrenation-, refrenatio, from refrenatus (past participle of refrenare to restrain, from re- + frenare to bridle, restrain, from frenum bridle) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at frenum
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