Synonyms for renunciation
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ri-nuhn-see-ey-shuhn, -shee-|
|Phonetic Transcription : rɪˌnʌn siˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi-|
Top 10 synonyms for renunciation
Définition of renunciationOrigin :
- late 14c., "action of renouncing," from Latin renuntiationem (nominative renuntiatio), noun of action from past participle stem of renuntiare "renounce" (see renounce).
- noun abandonment, rejection
- It was through her renunciation that he had grown so strong, so pure, so good.
- Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
- She had wept only in the struggle of obedience and the renunciation of passion.
- Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
- The renunciation, the conquest of sex—it is this that must be gained.
- Extract from : « The Truth About Woman » by C. Gasquoine Hartley
- He talked of renunciation, but it was with an anguish so keen as to make me wince for him who felt it.
- Extract from : « The First Violin » by Jessie Fothergill
- There is no halt to be looked for, no tranquillity in renunciation and wilful blindness.
- Extract from : « Doctor Pascal » by Emile Zola
- She had accomplished a hideous act of renunciation and returned to the One.
- Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
- I can only tell you what I know—that there is no way of peace but the way of renunciation.
- Extract from : « Audrey Craven » by May Sinclair
- If I had been weak, I should have groaned aloud in the agony of renunciation.
- Extract from : « The Princess Virginia » by C. N. Williamson
- Zora knows this glimmering light is not love, but renunciation.
- Extract from : « Melomaniacs » by James Huneker
- It cost the other woman an effort of renunciation, but she was steadfast to her secret purpose.
- Extract from : « Nobody » by Louis Joseph Vance
Antonyms for renunciation
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