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disclamation

[ dis-kluh-mey-shuh n ]
/ ˌdɪs kləˈmeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of disclaiming; renunciation; disavowal.

RELATED WORDS

renunciation, disavowal, abjuration, disclaimer, disaffirmance

Nearby words

disciplined, discission, discitis, disclaim, disclaimer, disclamation, disclamatory, disclimax, disclination, disclose, disclosing

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for 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
  • 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
  • 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