Definition of eschewal in US English:

eschewal

noun

  • See eschew

    • ‘It is no coincidence that, in Christianity, this explicit eschewal of aesthetic splendour is found in Protestantism, particularly Pietism.’
    • ‘Given the steady decline of classical education during the twentieth century his eschewal of such references may well come as a moderate relief to many twenty-first-century readers.’
    • ‘The situation is, of course, a reflection of changing social attitudes over a somewhat longer period - highlighted by a rising divorce rate, increasing eschewal of marriage and modern moral values.’
    • ‘There will be differences on issues of gender, and of life issues and perhaps sexuality, but there can be a genuine convergence about issues of human dignity, human need, and the eschewal of violence.’
    • ‘The British tradition stands out, however, for its eschewal of arms.’