Adjective "abjuration" definition and examples

(Abjuration may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/abdʒəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'The Inquisition had accepted Cardano's private abjuration, extracting a promise from him never to teach or publish in the Papal States again.'
  2. 'He was condemned in 1595 ‘on grave suspicion of heresy’ and forced to make a formal public abjuration.'

More definitions

noun

1. the act of abjuring.

2. renunciation upon oath.