Abjuration Definition

noun

A solemn recantation or renunciation on oath; as, an abjuration of heresy. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]

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A repudiation on oath of a religious or political principle. [Mid 17th century.]
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The act of abjuring.

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Other Word Forms of Abjuration

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Singular:
abjuration
Plural:
abjurations

Origin of Abjuration

  • First attested around 1439. From Middle English abjuracioun, from Latin abiÅ«rātiō (“forswearing, abjuration"), from ab (“from, away from") + iÅ«rō (“swear or take an oath"), from iÅ«s (“law, right, duty"). Compare French abjuration.

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