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The act of recanting or something recanted
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A denial of knowledge, relationship, and/or responsibility towards something (someone).
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  1. A denial of knowledge, relationship, and/or responsibility towards something (someone).
(Psychol.) An unconscious thought process whereby one allays anxiety by refusing to acknowledge certain unpleasant facts, feelings, etc.
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  1. (Psychol.) An unconscious thought process whereby one allays anxiety by refusing to acknowledge certain unpleasant facts, feelings, etc.
  2. (Dated, psychology) A defense mechanism involving a refusal to accept the truth of a phenomenon or prospect.
  3. (--- Psychology) An unconscious defense mechanism characterized by refusal to acknowledge painful realities, thoughts, or feelings.
A revoking or being revoked; cancellation; repeal; annulment
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  1. A revoking or being revoked; cancellation; repeal; annulment
  2. The act or an instance of revoking.
  3. An annulment or withdrawal of a conferred power or of a statute; a withdrawal of an offer by the one doing the offering; invalidation by the testator of a will, either by superseding it with a new one, or by destroying it. An annulment or withdrawal of a conferred power or of a statute; a withdrawal of an offer by the one doing the offering; invalidation by the testator of a will, either by superseding it with a new one, or by destroying it.
The act of recalling or summoning back, especially an official order to return:
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  1. The act of recalling or summoning back, especially an official order to return:
  2. The process of removing, or right to remove, an official from office by popular vote, usually after using petitions to call for such a vote
  3. A request by the manufacturer of a product that has been identified as defective to return it, as for necessary repairs or adjustments.
The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
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  1. The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
  2. Discontinuation of the use of an addictive substance. The symptoms of withdrawal include headache, diarrhea, and tremors and can range from mild to life threatening, depending on the extent of the body's reliance on the addictive substance.
  3. The act or process of giving up the use of a narcotic drug to which one has become addicted, typically accompanied by distressing physiological and mental effects (withdrawal symptoms)
An invalidation, as of a marriage, by the decree of a court
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  1. An invalidation, as of a marriage, by the decree of a court
  2. An act of annulling.
  3. The invalidation of a marriage, as for nonconsummation, effected by means of a declaration stating that the marriage was never valid.
The act of one who forswears.
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The act of repudiating or the state of being repudiated.
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  1. The act of repudiating or the state of being repudiated.
  2. The refusal, especially by public authorities, to acknowledge a contract or debt.
  3. Words or actions of a party to a contract that indicate the intention of that person to fail to carry out the contract in the future; a threat to breach a contract. Words or actions of a party to a contract that indicate the intention of that person to fail to carry out the contract in the future; a threat to breach a contract.
In U.S. history, the refusal of a state to recognize or enforce within its territory any federal law held to be an infringement on its sovereignty
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  1. In U.S. history, the refusal of a state to recognize or enforce within its territory any federal law held to be an infringement on its sovereignty
  2. The act or condition of negating the existence of a law, performed by individuals acting in a public capacity (for example, a jury) or by one level of government opposing the laws of another. The act or condition of negating the existence of a law, performed by individuals acting in a public capacity (for example, a jury) or by one level of government opposing the laws of another.
  3. The act of nullifying; a rendering void and of no effect, or of no legal effect.
The action of quashing something.
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  1. The action of quashing something.
The setting aside or overturning of a lower court’s decision by an appellate court; a turning around of the short-term market price trend of a security, either from downward to upward, or the other way around. The setting aside or overturning of a lower court’s decision by an appellate court; a turning around of the short-term market price trend of a security, either from downward to upward, or the other way around.
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  1. The setting aside or overturning of a lower court’s decision by an appellate court; a turning around of the short-term market price trend of a security, either from downward to upward, or the other way around. The setting aside or overturning of a lower court’s decision by an appellate court; a turning around of the short-term market price trend of a security, either from downward to upward, or the other way around.
  2. A usually adverse change in fortune:
  3. A change in fortune; a change from being successful to having problems.
One who disclaims, disowns, or renounces.
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  1. One who disclaims, disowns, or renounces.
  2. A disclaiming; denial or renunciation, as of a claim, title, etc.
  3. A clause in a contract or other writing, stating that the producer or seller of product, device, or process makes no promises about its quality or performance and will not be responsible for harm resulting therefrom. A clause in a contract or other writing, stating that the producer or seller of product, device, or process makes no promises about its quality or performance and will not be responsible for harm resulting therefrom.
A feature or characteristic that is not deemed positive, affirmative, or desirable:
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  1. A feature or characteristic that is not deemed positive, affirmative, or desirable:
  2. Devoid of evidence of a suspected condition or disease, as a diagnostic test.
  3. (Mathematics) A negative quantity.
A person, thing, or statement having contradictory elements or qualities
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  1. A person, thing, or statement having contradictory elements or qualities
  2. One that contains elements that oppose or conflict with one another:
  3. A condition in which things tend to be contrary to each other; inconsistency; discrepancy
Self-denial.
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  1. Self-denial.
  2. A giving up of rights, etc.; self-denial; renunciation
  1. Contradiction.
  2. Refusal to accept or believe something.
  3. Opposition, especially in speech.
A relaxation from a state of readiness or alert.
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  1. A relaxation from a state of readiness or alert.
  2. The act or an instance of standing down (see the phrase stand down under stand)
A sharp turn to the opposite direction, esp. in response to a military command
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  1. A sharp turn to the opposite direction, esp. in response to a military command
  2. A sharp change in attitude or opinion
  3. The act of pivoting to face in the opposite direction from the original, especially in a military formation.
A retraction
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  1. A retraction
  2. An ode or other poem written to retract something said in a previous poem
  3. A formal statement of retraction.
The act of recanting or something recanted
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Discontinuation of the use of an addictive substance. The symptoms of withdrawal include headache, diarrhea, and tremors and can range from mild to life threatening, depending on the extent of the body's reliance on the addictive substance.
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  1. Discontinuation of the use of an addictive substance. The symptoms of withdrawal include headache, diarrhea, and tremors and can range from mild to life threatening, depending on the extent of the body's reliance on the addictive substance.
  2. The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
  3. A retreat or retirement:
Find another word for retraction. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retraction, like: recantation, disowning, disavowal, abjuration, denial, revocation, recall, withdrawal, annulment, forswearing and unsaying.