Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun renunciation

4 senses of renunciation

Sense 1
repudiation, renunciation -- (rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated")
       => rejection -- (the speech act of rejecting)

Sense 2
apostasy, renunciation, defection -- (the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes))
       => rejection -- (the state of being rejected)

Sense 3
renunciation, renouncement -- (an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned)
       => resignation -- (the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.))

Sense 4
renunciation, forgoing, forswearing -- (the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.))
       => rejection -- (the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection")

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