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Synonyms for refusal
rɪˈfyu zəlre·fusal

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  1. refusalnoun

    The act of refusing.

    repudiation, abnegation, declination

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  1. refusalnoun

    the act of refusing

  2. refusalnoun

    a message refusing to accept something that is offered

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  1. refusalnoun


  2. refusalnoun

    option, choice of accepting or declining

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  1. refusalnoun

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

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  1. Carrie P. Snow:

    Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope.

  2. Debbie Wasserman Schultz:

    I’m pleased that the Justice Department is following the facts wherever they may lead, despite Donald Trump’s dangerous distortions and his refusal to acknowledge the conclusions reached by the American intelligence community.

  3. United States:

    Mehmet Oz chose to serve in the Turkish army over the United States army, these are simple facts, not campaign attacks, and Mehmet Oz refusal to address these legitimate issues demonstrates why Pennsylvanians can't trust him.

  4. The NAACP:

    With the recent killing of Mr. Harris, the inhumane and malicious treatment after he was shot, and the refusal to provide medical treatment by the officers involved, shows a lack of care or respect when it comes to the life or death of African Americans in the State of Oklahoma.

  5. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    Nothing can be gained and much will be lost if these two young Australians are executed. 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.

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