Recusant - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rəˈkjuːzənt|  American pronunciation of the word recusant
Brit.  |ˈrɛkjʊz(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word recusant

noun

- someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct (syn: nonconformist)

adjective

- (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England (syn: dissentient)
- refusing to submit to authority

Examples

the recusant electors...cooperated in electing a new Senate

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