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Synonyms for denial
dɪˈnaɪ əlde·nial

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. denialnoun

    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, disaffirmationnoun

    the act of asserting that something alleged is not true

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

  3. denialnoun

    (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-renunciationnoun

    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, demurrernoun

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. denialnoun

    Synonyms:
    contradiction, negation

  2. denialnoun

    Synonyms:
    disavowal, disclaimer, abjuration, disowning

  3. denialnoun

    Synonyms:
    refusal (to grant a request)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. denialnoun

    Synonyms:
    negation, rejection, disclaimer, disavowal, controverting, abjuration, disacknowledgment, refusal, abnegation, renunciation

    Antonyms:
    affirmation, acceptance, avowal, confession

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How to use denial in a sentence?

  1. Benigno Aquino:

    If there is a denial of what happened, is that also a statement that there is no recognition that things have to be corrected down the line? And therefore, is there a promise that there will be a repetition of the sin? Those are the questions.

  2. Germaine Greer:

    Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life.

  3. Jiddu Krishnamurti:

    Any acceptance of authority is the very denial of truth.

  4. United Nations Anti-Discrimination commissioner:

    I don't think there is a total denial of racism in Russia but there is certainly a lack of understanding by officials in Russia of what racism is, too often, officials in Russia only see the problem from their point of view. They do not stand inside the shoes of the victim and see it from his point of view.

  5. The Pope:

    Yes, it's funny, I understand, but it is the reality. And this denial of fatherhood or motherhood diminishes us, it takes away our humanity. And in this way civilization becomes aged and without humanity, because it loses the richness of fatherhood and motherhood. And our homeland suffers, as it does not have children.


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