renunciation

Part of speech: noun

The act of renouncing.

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Usage examples "renunciation":

  1. He had not said mass for some time past, and this surely meant renunciation of the priesthood. - "Paris From the "Three Cities"", Emile Zola.
  2. This definite act of mine- this, my first conscious renunciation- did not tend, as you might suppose, to the peace of my mind. - "Bye-Ways", Robert Smythe Hichens.
  3. I can only tell you what I know- that there is no way of peace but the way of renunciation. - "Audrey Craven", May Sinclair.