disavowal


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Synonyms for disavowal

Synonyms for disavowal

denial of any connection with or knowledge of

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Disavowal, the ignoring of the trace, cannot realize the undoing of self that occurs in melancholia.
These conventions, however, enact a kind of disavowal, registering the very absences they seek to deny.
The publication of Rational Meaning: Toward a New Foundation for the Definition of Words does much to combat what can seem a conspiracy to make poetry comfortably seem an end-limit, the disavowal of which can lead to no new space of or for writing.
The first thing to notice about this letter is that Hassun performs the pilgrimage (a symbol of his disavowal of his former beliefs, loyalties and sins) not alone but accompanied by another former prison mate, Hamid al-Sha'lan.
The material object that represents or initiates this disavowal is the fetish.
The natural process of interdependence facilitated his membership at home; a bad management decision, based upon system convenience and a disavowal of Jim's fundamental right to live, work, and recreate in his place of choice, has created behavior issues that now jeopardize his standing as a citizen and will possibly end up costing the system more in resources than if no intervention had occurred.
Mandela's concessions - his disavowal not only of communism but also of socialism - allowed for a relatively peaceful electoral process and governmental transition.
3) As the Subcommittee is well aware, the proposal significantly disrupted the international financial markets and recently necessitated a formal disavowal from the Treasury Department.
Moreover, there is still the question of the DOL's present position, despite its affirmative disavowal of its previous action in Farnum.
This startling disavowal of the two-state solution went against the core of the official Israeli position, even if it has been ignored in reality.
It was a cold, clinical disavowal of trust in our club.
Subsequently, Iran agreed to a Saudi order that the Disavowal of Infidels rally be confined inside the headquarters camp of the Iranian assembly at the hajj.
They will benefit both from the delineation of Christian humanism from one who has practiced it in the trenches during a critical time in his nations life and his ability to plainly differentiate it from secular humanism (contra the suspicion that "Christian humanism" contains an implicit disavowal of any transcendent point of departure).
18) Images captured on film are therefore not an archive of a reality, but rather a "negative index, the restriction the disavowal of which is the symptom and which it tries to fill while at the same time displaying it".
They grasp after moments of lived experience, attempting to pin down time as time flies by, the artist's choice of a format similar to posters or flyers, by their very nature ephemeral, creates a curious circle of avowal and disavowal.