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Synonyms for refusal
rɪˈfyu zəlre·fusal

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. refusalnoun

    The act of refusing.

    Synonyms:
    repudiation, abnegation, declination

Princeton's WordNet

  1. refusalnoun

    the act of refusing

  2. refusalnoun

    a message refusing to accept something that is offered

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. refusalnoun

    Synonyms:
    denial

  2. refusalnoun

    Synonyms:
    option, choice of accepting or declining

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. refusalnoun

    Synonyms:
    dissent, denial, non-acceptance, negation, option, preëmption

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How to use refusal in a sentence?

  1. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    I again respectfully call on the president of Indonesia to reconsider his refusal to grant clemency. It is not too late for a change of heart.

  2. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev:

    The direct consequences could lead to our refusal to take part in a whole raft of important joint projects and Turkish companies losing their positions on the Russian market.

  3. Nozick:

    Only the refusal to listen guarantees one against being ensnared by the truth.

  4. Brian Concannon:

    Oxfam’s response this month -- quickly accepting responsibility and releasing its original investigation report -- is a sharp contrast to the U.N. ‘ s persistent policy of delay, denial and refusal of responsibility, for either sexual exploitation or unleashing cholera on Haiti.

  5. Emily Thornberry:

    That arrogant refusal to account to parliament and the public is simply unacceptable, it is high time that the National Audit Office (the public spending watchdog) and the Public Accounts Committee conducted full investigations into the costs and management of the Successor program, and forced the Ministry of Defense to start answering the legitimate questions they are being asked.


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