Definition of disowning:
- relinquishing (part of speech: verb)
ridding (part of speech: verb)
- casting off,
- letting go,
- parting with,
- "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.
No sooner was her son born, than she discovered a resolution of disowning him, in a short time removed him from her sight, and committed him to the care of a poor woman, whom she directed to educate him as her own, and enjoined her never to inform him of his true parents.- "The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V.", Theophilus Cibber.
- "The Story of Madras", Glyn Barlow.