Synonyms of renunciation
1 rejection • a renunciation of terrorism
rejection • his rejection of our values
denial • This religion teaches denial of the flesh.
abandonment • their abandonment of the policy
repudiation • a public repudiation of the conference decision
disavowal • a public disavowal of his beliefs
abnegation • He attacked 'society' for its abnegation of responsibility.
2 giving up • the renunciation of territory
resignation • He has withdrawn his letter of resignation.
surrender • a complete surrender of weapons
waiver • He had to sign a waiver of his constitutional rights.
disclaimer • A disclaimer states that the company will not be held responsible.
abdication • There had been a complete abdication of responsibility.
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abandonmentThe abandonment of an idea or way of thinking is the act of stopping having the idea or of stopping thinking in that way.
• their abandonment of the policy
abdicationIf you say that someone has abdicated responsibility for something, you disapprove of them because they have refused to accept responsibility for it any longer. (noun)
• There had been a complete abdication of responsibility.
Thesaurus for renunciation from the Collins English Thesaurus