abjuration definition

  • noun:
    • The act of abjuring.
    • The work of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath.
    • A solemn recantation or renunciation.
    • The act of abjuring; a renunciation upon oath, or with great solemnity or powerful asseveration: as, to take an oath of abjuration; an abjuration of heresy.
    • a disavowal or taking straight back of a previous assertion

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