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Adj.1.renunciant - used especially of behavior
nonindulgent, strict - characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
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The court held that the USCIS's policy of requiring a renunciant to make his renunciation of his United States nationality in person at a designated USCIS office was not arbitrary or capricious, and the inmate had no right to renounce his United States citizenship during the course of his incarceration.
As a whole, they reflect part of the common narrative lore shared between Buddhists and Jainas about the renunciant king Uddayana/Udrayana and his kingdom.
6) Other traditions may be different: "The list of inappropriate witnesses [in Mulasarvastivadin Vinaya] for one's disavowal is long, but the point is straightforward: in order to be valid, the proclamation of one's disavowment of the teachings of the Buddha, of the path of a celibate renunciant, must be understood by a responsible third party" (Clarke, "Sex" 16; emphasis added).
In the same manner, an individual who wishes to renounce citizenship or a renunciant is considered to have effectively done so only after the Department of State approves the certificate of loss of nationality.
Consult also the important early genre of renunciant literature on dhamm al-dunya 'blameworthiness of worldly attachment'.
nationality, "unless the renunciant demonstrates that residence will be as an alien properly documented under U.
He wasn't the doughty pioneer in his rightful landscape, he wasn't the Indian brave at one with the forest, he wasn't the wise renunciant in tune with Nature.
the philosophical, renunciant path" Doniger writes.
Blending an appeal to tradition with conduct deriving from recent history, she was dressed in white, like a Buddhist renunciant, although she was an army general.
Complicating this invocation of the female renunciant is the fact that Manimekalai renounced sexual relationships and performance of music and dance to become a nun.