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Synonyms for denial
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. denial(noun)

    the act of refusing to comply (as with a request)

    "it resulted in a complete denial of his privileges"

    Synonyms:
    self-abnegation, abnegation, disaffirmation, defence, self-renunciation, defense, demurrer, self-denial

  2. denial, disaffirmation(noun)

    the act of asserting that something alleged is not true

    Synonyms:
    self-abnegation, abnegation, disaffirmation, defence, self-renunciation, defense, demurrer, self-denial

  3. denial(noun)

    (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that denies painful thoughts

    Synonyms:
    self-abnegation, abnegation, disaffirmation, defence, self-renunciation, defense, demurrer, self-denial

  4. abnegation, self-abnegation, denial, self-denial, self-renunciation(noun)

    renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others

    Synonyms:
    self-abnegation, abnegation, self-discipline, disaffirmation, defence, self-renunciation, self-control, defense, demurrer, self-denial

  5. defense, defence, denial, demurrer(noun)

    a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him

    "he gave evidence for the defense"

    Synonyms:
    defense team, defence mechanism, defensive structure, demurrer, defence reaction, self-abnegation, vindication, defense reaction, disaffirmation, defense lawyers, self-renunciation, defending team, defense mechanism, defense force, refutation, defensive measure, defence, demurral, abnegation, defense, defence force, demur, self-denial

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. denial

    Synonyms:
    disbelief, dissent, distrust, doubt, doubt, incredulity, infidelity, misgiving, rejection, skepticism, suspicion, unbelief

    Antonyms:
    assent, assurance, belief, confidence, conviction, credence, credit, creed, doctrine, faith, opinion, reliance, trust

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. denial(n.)

    Synonyms:
    contradiction, negation

  2. denial(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disavowal, disclaimer, abjuration, disowning

  3. denial(n.)

    Synonyms:
    refusal (to grant a request)

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