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Definition of "renunciant" []

  • That renounces; renouncing. (adjective)
  • A person who renounces. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "renunciant" in a sentence
  • "In contrast to the ideal of the renunciant so central to Jain and Buddhist traditions, Manu provides a paradigm for a human life lived in deep engagement with the world."
  • "The ritual required that the renunciant remove all the external signs of his caste and throw the utensils used in sacrifice into the fire."
  • "The instinct of destruction is essentially connected with the instinct of creation and indeed must be regarded as an indirect expression of that instinct; for, as one can clearly understand, almost every creative undertaking implies some kind of destructive or at least some kind of suppressive or renunciant act which renders such an undertaking possible."