meaning of ABJURATION

ABJURATION meaning in General Dictionary

The act of abjuring or forswearing a renunciation upon oath as abjuration associated with the realm a sworn banishment an oath taken to keep the nation and do not to go back

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  • a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
  • The work of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of world, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to keep the nation and not to return.
  • A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.

ABJURATION meaning in Law Dictionary

Taking an oath that stop trying a right already had such as for instance pledging an allegiance to a new nation by giving within the right of allegiance overseas.


ABJURATION meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., from Latin abjurationem (nominative abjuratio) "a denying on oath," noun of action from previous participle stem of abjurare (see abjure).


ABJURATION meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The work of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; since, abjuration of this realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken fully to leave the country and never to go back.

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  • (n.) A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.

Sentence Examples with the word ABJURATION

He acknowledged the genius of the astronomer, and had not approved of the action of the Inquisition in 1616; but subsequently, believing himself to have been caricatured in the Dialogo, he permitted the Inquisition to have its way and to compel an abjuration (1633).

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