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refusal

see definition of refusal
  • noundenial of responsibility; unwillingness
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Synonyms for refusal

noun denial of responsibility; unwillingness
  • ban
  • defiance
  • exclusion
  • noncompliance
  • rejection
  • reversal
  • veto
  • abnegation
  • choice
  • declension
  • declination
  • disapproval
  • disavowal
  • disclaimer
  • disfavor
  • dissent
  • enjoinment
  • forbidding
  • interdiction
  • negation
  • nix
  • no
  • nonacceptance
  • option
  • pass
  • prohibition
  • proscription
  • rebuff
  • refutation
  • regrets
  • renouncement
  • renunciation
  • repudiation
  • repulse
  • repulsion
  • turndown
  • withholding
  • writ
  • cold shoulder
  • disallowance
  • discountenancing
  • knockback
  • nonconsent
  • thumbs down

Antonyms for refusal

  • acceptance
  • allowance
  • approval
  • permission
  • ratification
  • sanction
  • agreement
  • attraction
  • confirmation
  • endorsement
  • OK
  • grant
  • offer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to refusal

abnegation

noun. denial, renouncement of something

ban

noun. official forbiddance

dissent

noun. disagreement, disapproval
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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