Definitions for abjuration
ˌæb dʒəˈreɪ ʃənab·ju·ra·tion
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retraction, abjuration, recantationnoun
a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return.
A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.
Etymology: * First attested around 1439.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The act of abjuring. The oath taken for that end.
Etymology: from abjure.
Until Henry VIII. his time, if a man, having committed felony, could go into a church or church-yard, before he were apprehended, he might not be taken from thence to the usual trial of law, but confessing his fault to the justices, or to the coroner, gave his oath to forsake the realm for ever, which was called abjuration. There are some abjurations still in force among us here in England; as, by the statute of the 25th of king Charles II. all persons that are admitted into any office, civil or military, must take the test; which is an abjuration of some doctrines of the church of Rome. There is likewise another oath of abjuration, which laymen and clergymen are both obliged to take; and that is, to abjure the Pretender. John Ayliffe, Parergon Juris Canonici.
Abjuration is the solemn repudiation, abandonment, or renunciation by or upon oath, often the renunciation of citizenship or some other right or privilege. The term comes from the Latin abjurare, "to forswear".
Abjuration is the act of renouncing, rejecting, or formally abandoning a belief, claim, or course of action. It is often associated with a solemn statement or declaration of denial or abandonment of a claim, right, or belief. In legal terms, it can refer to the act of formally declining or refusing to accept a charge or responsibility. In a religious context, it could mean the rejection of one's former religious beliefs.
the act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return
a solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy
Etymology: [L. abjuratio: cf. F. abjuration.]
Abjuration is the solemn repudiation, abandonment, or renunciation by or upon oath, often the renunciation of citizenship or some other right or privilege..
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The oath taken till lately by all officers on receiving their commission, by which they abjured any claim of the Stuarts to the throne, the power of the Pope, and the Romish religion.
The numerical value of abjuration in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of abjuration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
In our time the hot abjuration to keep politics out of the pulpit is merely the way the 19th Century offers the thirty pieces of silver.
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