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Synonyms for apostasy

Synonyms for apostasy

an instance of defecting from or abandoning a cause

Synonyms for apostasy

the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)

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the act of abandoning a party for cause

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And then on Sunday, showing how far Nuneaton has come, The King William IV in Coton Road offers a line-up of Trailer, Big Origami, Hobo Exile Hotel and the Apostacy, from 5pm.
For some examples, see Thomas Manton, XVIII sermons on the second chapter of the 2d Epistle to the Thessalonians containing the description, rise, growth, and fall of Antichrist : with divers cautions and arguments to establish Christians against the apostacy of the Church of Rome : very necessary for these times, (London: 1679); William Ramsay, Mirmah, Maroumah, Maroum: a discourse consisting of three sermons: a New-year's gift of love to the Protestant Church.
Gonzales retains none of Loredano's apostacy and identification with the devil, though he does, like the renegade Carmelite, aspire to the abduction and rape of Cecilia.
The rise of neo conservatism was greeted by many liberals as a form of apostacy.
But in 1914 'the progress of mankind on the path of liberty and humanity has been suddenly arrested and its promise discredited by the apostacy of a great people, who now openly avow that the ultimate faith of their hearts is in material Force'.