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disclamation

[dis-kluh-mey-shuh n]
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noun
  1. the act of disclaiming; renunciation; disavowal.
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Origin of disclamation

1585–95; < Medieval Latin disclamāt(us) (past participle of disclamāre to disclaim, probably < Anglo-French disclaimer; see -ate1) + -ion
Related formsdis·clam·a·to·ry [dis-klam-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /dɪsˈklæm əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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Related Words for disclamation

renunciation, disavowal, abjuration, disclaimer, disaffirmance, disclamation

Examples from the Web for disclamation

Historical Examples of disclamation

  • I cannot tell with what sort of disclamation I sought to reply.

    The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • It may be guessed by some that I had a certain parish in my eye, and this makes it proper I should add a word of disclamation.

    A Lowden Sabbath Morn

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • But St. John's absenting himself from our solemn revels, so long before decreed, is flat mutiny and disclamation of allegiance.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

    Sir Walter Scott