When Clive Goodman was jailed for phone hacking back in 2007, his employers were quick to disown him.
He helped win the Cold War for a country that he would probably now disown more than ever.
Mr. Rochester, allow me to disown my first answer: I intended no pointed repartee: it was only a blunder.
Do you mean, I said, that you disown the love of the person whom he says that you love?
Nothing more decidedly marked the crisis which had arrived, than the fact that every one hastened to disown railways.
She longed, with a face glowing with indignation, to disown him—in word and deed.
For the future we disown both, and wish to be steady in our proceedings, and serious in our punishments.
I'll bet my pile she'd disown you, if she knew you turned your back on a woman.
Are you so disappointed in me, you are going to disown me now?
From that time he thought fit to disown your humble servant.