Abrogative

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Abrogative Tending or designed to abrogate; as, an abrogative law.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • abrogative Abrogating or annulling: as, an abrogative law.
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Usage

In literature:

It is hardly satisfactory to remark that this is a disciplinary injunction, and Christ abrogated the Jewish ceremonial.
"Explanation of Catholic Morals" by John H. Stapleton
Two other precedents bearing on outright abrogation of treaties are the following.
"The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation"
I have not, and do not wish to have, any alliance that shall abrogate the eighth commandment.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IV. (of X.)" by Various
Gradually he frames his code of laws, revising, adding, abrogating, as a wiser and deeper experience gives him clearer light.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
This it was in theory, for there had never been any formal abolition of its existence or abrogation of its powers.
"Theodoric the Goth" by Thomas Hodgkin
Most important among them is the enactment, interpretation, suspension, and abrogation of all laws of the republic.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
The abrogation of that Charter swept the whole away.
"The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2" by Egerton Ryerson
His sound ethics do not admit that the lower law of man's enactment can, under any circumstances, override or abrogate the higher laws of God.
"The Atlantic Monthly , Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858" by Various
The movement of this world within its laws is necessarily a continual abrogation of the law.
"Selected Essays" by Karl Marx
As not having imposed, she cannot abrogate, suspend, or modify them.
"Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3)" by John Henry Newman
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In news:

Philadelphia judge's verdict abrogates the state Castle Doctrine law.
A 2002 statute criminalizing resisting arrest didn't abrogate a citizen's common law right to resist illegal police conduct, the Michigan Supreme Court said.
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In science:

There is an in principle contradiction in the logical structure of quantum field theory, if we want to include both internal an d external descriptions of measurement in the formalism (and quantum theory has always abrogated to itself the right to place the Heisenberg cut anywhere convenient).
Models of measurement for quantum fields and for classical continuous random fields
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