Definition of Renunciant

1. Adjective. Used especially of behavior.

Exact synonyms: Renunciative, Self-abnegating, Self-denying
Similar to: Nonindulgent, Strict
Derivative terms: Renounce



Definition of Renunciant

1. Adjective. That renounces; renouncing. ¹

2. Noun. A person who renounces. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Renunciant

rentiers
renting
rents
renumber
renumbered
renumberer
renumberers
renumbering
renumberings
renumbers
renumerate
renumerated
renumerates
renumerating
renumeration
renunciant (current term)
renunciants
renunciate
renunciates
renunciation
renunciations
renunciative
renunciatory
renunculus
renverse
renversed
renverses
renversing
renverst
renvoi

Literary usage of Renunciant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Law Chronicle: A Monthly Journal (1858)
"In the Utter case, if the renunciant be an executor, he takes ah oath that he has not intermeddled, and will not intermeddle in the goods of the testator. ..."

2. Publications by Surrey Parish Register Society (1908)
"... ob signatura angeli renunciant, pater rato habet ?/ 1659 [Jul. 21] John Angel and Rebekah Mellish were married the one and twentieth day of Julie 1659. ..."

3. History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages: Der Wendepunkt der Renaissance by Woldemar von Seidlitz, Ferdinand Gregorovius, Annie Hamilton (1903)
"... a D. Apostolico et a nobis, qui annuatim nobis renunciant. . . . These were missi ex latere imperatoris (Astron. c. 38), and were employed even earlier ..."

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