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synonyms for gainsaying

  • adverse
  • gloomy
  • pessimistic
  • unfavorable
  • weak
  • abrogating
  • anti
  • con
  • contrary
  • denying
  • disavowing
  • dissenting
  • invalidating
  • jaundiced
  • naysaying
  • neutralizing
  • nullifying
  • opposing
  • recusant
  • refusing
  • rejecting
  • removed
  • resisting
  • against
  • antagonistic
  • balky
  • colorless
  • counteractive
  • cynical
  • detrimental
  • dissentient
  • nugatory
  • privative
  • repugnant
  • resistive
  • unaffirmative
  • unenthusiastic
  • uninterested
  • unwilling
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antonyms for gainsaying

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  • confident
  • favorable
  • good
  • positive
    • allowance
    • approval
    • confirmation
    • ratification
    • sanction
    • agreement
    • permission
    • affirmation
    • avowal
    • claim
    • corroboration
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        How to use gainsaying in a sentence

        Mrs. Owen clearly admired Sylvia, and Sylvia was a charming girl—there was no gainsaying that.
        A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
        But if 'tis duty, my lad, England expec's and I'm not gainsaying.
        THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVELSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
        For consider Him that hath endured such gainsaying of sinners against themselves, that ye wax not weary, fainting in your souls.
        THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
        With that word the speaker turned slowly, walked with an even pace to the door, and opened it, none gainsaying him.
        THE WILD GEESESTANLEY JOHN WEYMAN
        There was no denying the physical appeal of the lithe, sinuous Russian; there was no gainsaying the call of the blood.
        WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
        They run anywhere, and, as you can imagine, convey the power of these engines with a certainty there is no gainsaying.
        THE GREAT AIRSHIP.F. S. BRERETON
        There seemed to be no gainsaying him; his manner was inspired and resolute; and I proceeded to accompany him to C—— churchyard.
        WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND VOLUME 17ALEXANDER LEIGHTON
        There is no gainsaying that fact, and it is a very pregnant one.
        BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 71, NO. 438, APRIL 1852VARIOUS
        But there was no gainsaying the soundness and efficiency of his judgment.
        THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
        Yes, all was good and well done; there was no gainsaying that.
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        WORDS RELATED TO GAINSAYING

        • bucking
        • conflict
        • confutation
        • contravention
        • defiance
        • denial
        • difference
        • disagreement
        • discrepancy
        • dispute
        • dissension
        • gainsaying
        • incongruity
        • inconsistency
        • negation
        • opposite
        • opposition
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