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denial

see definition of denial
  • noundismissal, refusal of belief in
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Synonyms for denial

noun dismissal, refusal of belief in
  • disapproval
  • rebuttal
  • rejection
  • repudiation
  • retraction
  • veto
  • adjuration
  • brush-off
  • contradiction
  • declination
  • disavowal
  • disclaimer
  • disproof
  • dissent
  • forswearing
  • nay
  • negation
  • negative
  • nix
  • nonacceptance
  • prohibition
  • protestation
  • rebuff
  • refutal
  • refutation
  • renouncement
  • renunciation
  • repulse
  • turndown
  • abstaining
  • cold shoulder
  • controversion
  • disallowance
  • dismissing
  • gainsaying
  • no way
  • noncommittal
  • refraining
  • refusing
  • rejecting
  • renegement
  • repudiating
  • statement abnegation

Antonyms for denial

  • allowance
  • approval
  • confirmation
  • ratification
  • sanction
  • agreement
  • permission
  • affirmation
  • avowal
  • claim
  • corroboration
  • vouching
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to denial

contradiction

noun. variance to something
  • bucking
  • conflict
  • confutation
  • contravention
  • defiance
  • denial
  • difference
  • disagreement
  • discrepancy
  • dispute
  • dissension
  • gainsaying
  • incongruity
  • inconsistency
  • negation
  • opposite
  • opposition
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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