RECUSANT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Recusant Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) 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.
  2. (n.) 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.
  3. (n.) One who refuses communion with the Church of England; a nonconformist.
  4. (n.) One who is obstinate in refusal; one standing out stubbornly against general practice or opinion.


Synonyms:
Dissentient, Nonconformist,

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