Definition of Apostasy in English :

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Apostasy meaning in English

Meaning of Apostasy in English

Pronunciation of Apostasy in English

Apostasy pronunciation in English

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1. apostasy, defection, renunciation

the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)

2. apostasy, tergiversation

the act of abandoning a party for cause

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noun plural -sies
abandonment of one's religious faith, party, a cause, etc

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nounWord forms: plural aˈpostasies
an abandoning of what one has believed in, as a faith, cause, or principles

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n. pl. a·pos·ta·sies
Abandonment of one's religious faith, a political party, one's principles, or a cause.

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