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Noun1.disownment - refusal to acknowledge as one's own
renunciation, repudiation - rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; "Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated"
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Significantly, if he chose political activism he risked disownment from the religious community of his father and his Welsh ancestors.
Speakers at the conference included Polly Harrar, founder of the Sharan Project which supports ran Project which supports women who have left home because of disownment, honour ownment, honour violence, rape, forced marriage and other cultural conicts.
Lore has not yet explicitly told his family, for fear of disownment.
Inter-kasta marriage is traditionally expensive for a man marrying a woman from a higher rank and is detrimental for a woman's status because the act results in her disownment (dibuang) by her family for marrying into a lower kasta.
The incident occurred at the outskirts of Latakia is a shameful attack that was carried out by some fundamentalist militias, the coalition commented in a message it sent to Human Rights Watch, affirming at the same time its full commitment to the international law of human rights and disownment of perpetrators of the Latakia crime.
Divorce and family disownment are both common consequences of the condition.