RENUNCIATION

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An act or instance of renouncing something or rejecting it as invalid, particularly if that thing has been enjoyed or endorsed in the past. As a theory in psychoanalysis, the ego's refusal to follow the id.

RENUNCIATION: "His renunciation rang hollow, as he returned to his old ways the very next day."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RENUNCIATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/renunciation/ (accessed June 28, 2022).

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