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3 definitions found
 for disavowal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disavowal \Dis`a*vow"al\, n.
     The act of disavowing, disclaiming, or disowning; rejection
     and denial.
     [1913 Webster]
           An earnest disavowal of fear often proceeds from fear.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: denial of any connection with or knowledge of [syn:
           disavowal, disclaimer]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "disavowal":
     abjuration, abjurement, abrogation, absolute contradiction,
     annulment, contradiction, contrary assertion, contravention,
     controversion, countering, crossing, denial, disaffirmation,
     disallowance, disclaimer, disclamation, disowning, disownment,
     disproof, expatriation, forswearing, gainsaying, impugnment,
     nullification, palinode, palinody, recantation, refutation,
     reneging, renouncement, renunciation, repudiation, retractation,
     retraction, revocation, revokement, unsaying, withdrawal

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