renegation


Related to renegation: renegade, relegation

renegation

(ˌrɛnɪˈɡeɪʃən)
n
the act of disowning or renouncing, denial
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If there were an example today of diplomatic bad behavior, habitual renegation of international agreements, gross violations of human rights, and a state propaganda system founded on half-truths, one might suggest that North Korea fits the textbook definition.
Because it fails to follow temporal sequence, the abrupted event is a renegation, an act that "breaks the law.