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Origin of renunciation
OTHER WORDS FROM renunciationre·nun·ci·a·tive, re·nun·ci·a·to·ry [ri-nuhn-see-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -shee-uh-] /rɪˈnʌn si əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ʃi ə-/, adjectivenon·re·nun·ci·a·tion, nounun·re·nun·ci·a·tive, adjectiveun·re·nun·ci·a·to·ry, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for renunciation
Eight years ago, I researched the renunciation and repudiation of the Eagle rank, but I never followed through.The Eagle Scouts and Boy Scouts of America’s Antigay Policy|Naka Nathaniel|June 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Now deeply bitter, he sees this renunciation as “his last opportunity to be a man of integrity.”
Luther's opposition to the peasants was his renunciation of the ephemeral favour of the people.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
How harsh, how unreasonable would Christianity be if it exacted from man the renunciation of earthly riches!The Essence of Christianity|Ludwig Feuerbach
With a heavy sense of bitterness and renunciation he moved slowly forward.The Masquerader|Katherine Cecil Thurston
Sympathy with their happiness, he added, should cheer his own life of renunciation.A Noble Name|Claire Von Glmer
Strong moral power is produced by exercise, by endurance, renunciation, rather than by gratification.