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Meaning of "recreancy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RECREANCY

recreancy  [ˈrɛkrɪənsɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RECREANCY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Recreancy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RECREANCY


buoyancy
ˈbɔɪənsɪ
compliancy
kəmˈplaɪənsɪ
conveniency
kənˈviːnɪənsɪ
deviancy
ˈdiːvɪənsɪ
esuriency
ɪˈsjʊərɪənsɪ
expediency
ɪkˈspiːdɪənsɪ
faineancy
ˈfeɪnɪənsɪ
invariancy
ɪnˈvɛərɪənsɪ
irradiancy
ɪˈreɪdɪənsɪ
leniency
ˈliːnɪənsɪ
luxuriancy
lʌɡˈzjʊərɪənsɪ
miscreancy
ˈmɪskrɪənsɪ
oriency
ˈɔːrɪənsɪ
parturiency
pɑːˈtjʊərɪənsɪ
pliancy
ˈplaɪənsɪ
pruriency
ˈprʊərɪənsɪ
radiancy
ˈreɪdɪənsɪ
resiliency
rɪˈzɪlɪənsɪ
saliency
ˈseɪlɪənsɪ
transiency
ˈtrænzɪənsɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RECREANCY

recreance
recreant
recreantly
recreate
recreation
recreation area
recreation centre
recreation ground
recreation room
recreational
recreational drug
recreational sex
recreational therapist
recreational therapy
recreational vehicle
recreationist
recreative
recreatively
recreator
recrement

WORDS THAT END LIKE RECREANCY

accountancy
Clancy
conservancy
consultancy
discrepancy
expectancy
fancy
infancy
life expectancy
malignancy
nancy
occupancy
pregnancy
redundancy
relevancy
sergeancy
serjeancy
tenancy
the fancy
vacancy

Synonyms and antonyms of recreancy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «recreancy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RECREANCY

Find out the translation of recreancy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of recreancy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «recreancy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

recreancy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

deslealtad
570 millions of speakers

English

recreancy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

recreancy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

النذالة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отступничество
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

recreancy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বদলত্যাগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

recreancy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rekreasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

recreancy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

recreancy
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

recreancy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Recreancy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự khiếp nhược
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

recreancy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पुनर्रचना
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

alçaklık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

recreancy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

recreancy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відступництво
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

recreancy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

recreancy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lafhartig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

recreancy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

recreancy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of recreancy

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RECREANCY»

The term «recreancy» is normally little used and occupies the 134.845 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RECREANCY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «recreancy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «recreancy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about recreancy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RECREANCY»

Discover the use of recreancy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to recreancy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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William R. Freudenburg, A Life in Social Research
927) offers a straight forward definition of recreancy as “the risk that socially consequential actors will fail to carry out their duties with the full degree of competence and responsibility their fellow citizens need to expect.” But there is much more ...
Susan Maret, 2013
2
Volatile Places: A Sociology of Communities and ...
This is an ideal portrayal, from which there will be considerable personal and community deviation. For a discussion of the latter, see Box 3.2. 3. Sociologist Bill Freudenburg (1993) revived Max Weber's idea of recreancy to capture the anger  ...
Valerie Jan Gunter, Steve Kroll-Smith, 2007
3
Risk & Misfortune
Freudenburg (1993) has coined theterm “recreancy” to describe this loss of faith in individuals and institutions in whom (it is implied) we would have trusted in former times. “Recreancy” implies a failure to fulfil either the social obligations ...
Judith Green, 2013
4
The Social Life of Nanotechnology
Instead, what this climate does offer is an excellent opportunity to test Freudenburg's recreancy perspective. Recreancy is defined by Freudenburg ( 2000) as “the failure of experts or specialized organizations to execute properly ...
Barbara Herr Harthorn, John W. Mohr, 2013
5
The Homiletic Review
Dr. Abbott's second example is even more surprising, viz.: “2. In times of recreancy.” “To Moses at the burning bush." Recreancy is a cowardly yielding in the combat; a species of desertion or apostasy ; the abandonment of a cause or principle.
‎1888
6
Homiletic Review
Dr. Abbott's second example iseven more surprising, viz. : "2. In times of recreancy." "To Moses at the burning bush." Recreancy is a cowardly yielding in the combat ; a species of desertion or apostasy ; the abandonment of a cause or principle ...
‎1888
7
Handbook for Environmental Risk Decision Making: Values, ...
[Adapted from William R. Freudenburg, "Risk and Recreancy: Weber, the Division of Labor, and the Rationality of Risk Perceptions," Social Forces 71 (#4, June 1 993): 909-932. Data are drawn from Historical Statistics of the United States: ...
C. Richard Cothern, 1995
8
The Social Amplification of Risk
By contrast (that is, unlike the case with media coverage and public knowledge levels) recreancy and trustworthiness have been shown by systematic research to be key factors behind the increasingly toxic social chemistry that has been ...
Nick Pidgeon, Roger E. Kasperson, Paul Slovic, 2003
9
Silent Spill: The Organization of an Industrial Crisis
916) have spoken of such distrust as a defining feature of present-day social relations. Freudenburg (1993, p. 916) refers to this as "the outcome of institutional recreancy." Again, recreancy is the failure of institution invested with the public trust ...
Thomas D. Beamish
10
The Homiletic Review
Dr. Abbott's second example is even more surprising, viz.: "2. In times of recreancy." "To Moses at the burning bush." Recreancy is a cowardly yielding in the combat ; a species of desertion or apostasy ; the abandonment of a cause or principle ...
‎1888

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RECREANCY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term recreancy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Spend Some Time 'Loitering,' And Feel Less Alone
... expressions of real doubt or honest ignorance are now regarded, in the demotic mind, as a kind of recreancy, a failure of loyalty, the sign of a faith betrayed.". «NPR, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Recreancy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/recreancy>. Apr 2020 ».
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