RENUNCIATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of renunciation
Definition:
n. sacrificing; giving up; state of having rejected your religious beliefs
Example:
According to the Buddhist point of view, monks and nuns are supposed to hold renunciation vows.
Sentence in Classic:
She had been undecided, on leaving Dover, whether or no to give the finishing touch to that renunciation of mankind in which she had been educated, by marrying a pilot; but she decided against that venture.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
One by one she had detached herself from the baser possibilities, and she saw that nothing now remained to her but the emptiness of renunciation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
I am not enthusiastic over your Jesus, who preaches renunciation and sacrifice to the last extremity.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
These were the only traces of luxury, of that clinging to the minute observance of personal seemliness, which showed what her other renunciations must have cost.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
And then, Cosette had, for long years, been habituated to seeing enigmas around her; every being who has had a mysterious childhood is always prepared for certain renunciations.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context