recusant

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin recusare ‘refuse’.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

recusant (plural recusants)

  1. (historical) someone refusing to attend Church of England services, between the sixteenth and early nineteenth centuries
  2. anyone refusing to submit to authority or regulation

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AdjectiveEdit

recusant

  1. pertaining to a recusant or to recusancy

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

recūsant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of recūsō
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