recusant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin recusare ‘refuse’.

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Noun[edit]

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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Adjective[edit]

recusant

  1. pertaining to a recusant or to recusancy

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

recūsant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of recūsō