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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Recusant (0.01097 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: recusant recusant adj 1: (of Catholics formerly) refusing to attend services of the Church of England [syn: dissentient] 2: refusing to submit to authority; “the recusant electors...cooperated in electing a new Senate”- Mary W.Williams n : someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct [syn: nonconformist] [ant: conformist]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Recusant Recusant \Re*cu"sant\, n. 1. One who is obstinate in refusal; one standing out stubbornly against general practice or opinion. [1913 Webster] The last rebellious recusants among the European family of nations. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eng. Hist.) A person who refuses to acknowledge the supremacy of the king in matters of religion; as, a Roman Catholic recusant, who acknowledges the supremacy of the pope. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster] 3. One who refuses communion with the Church of England; a nonconformist. [1913 Webster] All that are recusants of holy rites. --Holyday. [1913 Webster] Recusant \Re*cu"sant\ (-zat; 277), a.[L. recusans, -antis, p. pr. of recure to refuse, to oject to; pref. re- re + causa a cause, pretext: cf. F. r['e]cusant. See Cause, and cf. Ruse.] Obstinate in refusal; specifically, in English history, refusing to acknowledge the supremacy of the king in the churc, or to conform to the established rites of the church; as, a recusant lord. [1913 Webster] It stated him to have placed his son in the household of the Countess of Derby, a recusant papist. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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