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Definition of "recreancy" [rec•re•an•cy]

  • The quality or state of being recreant. (noun)

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Use "recreancy" in a sentence
  • "Nationalism without Socialism - without a reorganisation of society on the basis of a broader and more developed form of that common property which underlay the social structure of Ancient Erin - is only national recreancy."
  • "Swann remained silent, and, by this fresh act of recreancy, spoiled the brilliant tournament of dialectic which Mme. Verdurin was rejoicing at being able to offer to Forcheville."
  • "Therefore, despite what Protorov had advised, he kept his boldness in check, masking himself against discovery while he continued his recreancy."