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Synonyms for refusal
rɪˈfyu zəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refusal(noun)

    the act of refusing

  2. refusal(noun)

    a message refusing to accept something that is offered

Wiktionary

  1. refusal(noun)

    The act of refusing.

    Synonyms:
    repudiation, abnegation, declination

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. refusal

    Synonyms:
    departure, egress, ejection, exclusion, exit, expulsion, rejection, withdrawal

    Antonyms:
    access, accession, adit, admission, admittance, approach, door, doorway, entrance, entrée, entry, gate, gateway, ingress, inlet, introduction, opening, penetration, portal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. refusal(n.)

    Synonyms:
    denial

  2. refusal(n.)

    Synonyms:
    option, choice of accepting or declining

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. refusal(n)

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

How to pronounce refusal?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say refusal in sign language?

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How to use refusal in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    This decision, long overdue, is the result of her reckless use of a private email server, and her refusal to be forthcoming with federal investigators, i renew my call for the Director of National Intelligence to suspend all classified briefings for Bill Clinton until this matter is fully resolved.

  3. Søren Kierkegaard:

    Boredom is the root of all evil--the despairing refusal to be oneself.

  4. Salman Aziz:

    When a human in happy time, he/she doesn’t understand the reality! He/she doesn’t realize it until he/she is touched by sadness, pain, poverty, refusal, betrayal, hate, abuse and so many things. Until then he/she doesn’t know what the reality is. Cause the reality is very harsh and very hard to accept.

  5. House Speaker Paul Ryan:

    This decision, long overdue, is the result of her reckless use of a private email server, and her refusal to be forthcoming with federal investigators.


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