Origin of repudiation
Related Words for repudiationabrogation, disapproval, cancellation, disavowal, renunciation, refusal, abjuration, disclaimer, disaffirmance, disclamation
Examples from the Web for repudiation
Contemporary Examples of repudiation
This is not just a bold move, but a repudiation of the whole history of the entertainment industry.Apple Wants Beats So It Can Control You
May 12, 2014
And I thought the bailouts were a repudiation of everything that the Republican Party and conservatives stood for.David Stockman on ‘The Great Deformation’ and Our Economic Doom
April 1, 2013
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
June 17, 2012
The whole thing can be read as a repudiation of the idea of national identity, rather than a sober exploration of it.What Germans Looked Like
May 10, 2012
It was a repudiation of everything that Galliano represented.Galliano Erased at Christian Dior
March 7, 2011
Historical Examples of repudiation
Then he flung a hand out at Rotherby in a gesture of repudiation, of anathema.The Lion's Skin
A great cry of repudiation and horror burst from the lips of Alvarado.Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer
Cyrus Townsend Brady
And there is no repudiation like that of ——, and none like the pretended one of ——.
Now in the case of your repudiation I understand all about it.
It is but the first step in repudiation, thought the people.Four Years in Rebel Capitals
T. C. DeLeon
1540s, "divorce" (of a woman by a man), from Latin repudiationem (nominative repudiatio) "a rejection, refusal," noun of action from past participle stem of repudiare (see repudiate). Meaning "action of disowning" is from 1840s.