Renunciation vs Restrained - What's the difference?

renunciation | restrained |


As a noun renunciation

is the act of rejecting]] or [[renounce|renouncing something as invalid.

As an adjective restrained is

held back, limited, kept in check or under control.

As a verb restrained is

(restrain).

renunciation

Noun

(en noun)
  • the act of rejecting]] or [[renounce, renouncing something as invalid
  • The President's renunciation of the treaty has upset Congress.
  • the resignation of an ecclesiastical office
  • The bishop's renunciation was on account of his ill health.

    See also

    * abjurement * repudiation

    restrained

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
  • He greeted her for the first time in three years with a restrained embrace.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (restrain)
  • He was restrained by the straight jacket.

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