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See definition of refutal on Dictionary.com
  • as indenial
  • as inrefutation
  • as intraversal

synonyms for refutal

  • disapproval
  • rebuttal
  • rejection
  • repudiation
  • retraction
  • veto
  • adjuration
  • brush-off
  • contradiction
  • declination
  • disavowal
  • disclaimer
  • disproof
  • dissent
  • forswearing
  • nay
  • negation
  • negative
  • nix
  • nonacceptance
  • prohibition
  • protestation
  • rebuff
  • refutation
  • renouncement
  • renunciation
  • repulse
  • turndown
  • abstaining
  • cold shoulder
  • controversion
  • disallowance
  • dismissing
  • gainsaying
  • noncommittal
  • refraining
  • refusing
  • rejecting
  • renegement
  • repudiating
  • statement abnegation
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antonyms for refutal

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  • allowance
  • approval
  • confirmation
  • ratification
  • sanction
  • agreement
  • permission
  • affirmation
  • avowal
  • claim
  • corroboration
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How to use refutal in a sentence

Pity the words spent in the refutal of such "reasons" and views!
WOMAN UNDER SOCIALISMAUGUST BEBEL
I am righted before the world; my untiring industry and uprightness of life are the refutal of his calumnies.
ROSE CLARKFANNY FERN
He had rarely, if ever, known his daughter to make such an explicit refutal of his inferences.
THE FREE RANGEFRANCIS WILLIAM SULLIVAN
Such argument is hardly worthy of serious refutal, since it stultifies itself.
PLAIN FACTS FOR OLD AND YOUNGJOHN HARVEY KELLOGG
He had kept Adela's warning in mind, and determined to be calmly dignified in his refutal of the charges brought against him.
DEMOSGEORGE GISSING
Let us therefore pause for a moment whilst we consult other sources of opinion for confirmation or refutal.
VALERE AUDELOUIS DECHMANN
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