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Definition of "renunciative" []

  • Marked by renunciation; renunciatory.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "renunciative" in a sentence
  • "His creed of determinism was such that it almost amounted to a vice, and quite amounted, on its negative side, to a renunciative philosophy which had cousinship with that of Schopenhauer and Leopardi."
  • "His creed of determinism was such that it almost amounted to a vice, and quite amounted, on its negative side, to a renunciative philosophy which had cousinship with that of Schopenhauer and"
  • "I have encountered numerous sadhus, or holy men, in India who live as renunciative beggars, yet waved their fists at me when they felt the donation I gave them was insufficient or others' attachment to the pilgrim's staff they carried was as prideful as many bikers are about their prized Harley-Davidsons."
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