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Definition of "disowning" [disowning]

  • Present participle of disown. (verb)

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Use "disowning" in a sentence
  • "From my hearth I have felt our national shame in disowning God as not the least of our present national disasters."
  • "Nonetheless, Wordsworth's celebrated innovation in disowning the mechanisms embraced by both the Gothic and its critics in the 1790s and proposing a solid and oppositional departure in their place secured him a more enduring reputation in the history of British"
  • "The boy's remarks had reference to the frequent interviews between the two parties, while the Orthodox were engaged in "disowning" the Hicksites."