Word:

Disaffirmance

Dis`af`firm´ance
n.1.The act of disaffirming; denial; negation.
2.(Law) Overthrow or annulment by the decision of a superior tribunal; as, disaffirmance of judgment.

DISAFFIRMANCE. The act by which a person who has entered into a voidable contract; as, for example, an infant, does disagree to such contract, and declares he will not abide by it.
     2. Disaffirmance is express or implied. The former, when the declaration is made in terms that the party will not abide by the contract. The latter, when he does an act which plainly manifests his determination not to abide by it; as, where an infant made a deed for his land, and, on coming of age, be made a deed for the same land to another. 2 Dev. & Bat. 320; 10 Pet. 58; 13 Mass. 371, 375.

Browse
Disacryl
Disadorn
Disadvance
Disadvantage
Disadvantageable
disadvantaged
Disadvantageous
disadvantageously
Disadventure
Disadventurous
Disadvise
Disaffect
Disaffected
Disaffection
Disaffectionate
Disaffirm
-- Disaffirmance --
Disaffirmation
Disafforest
Disaggregate
Disaggregation
Disagree
disagree with
Disagreeable
disagreeable chore
disagreeable person
disagreeable task
disagreeable woman
Disagreeableness
Disagreeably
Disagreeance
Disagreement
Disagreer
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy