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Synonyms for denial

Synonyms for denial

a turning down of a request

a refusal to grant the truth of a statement or charge

Synonyms for denial

the act of refusing to comply (as with a request)

the act of asserting that something alleged is not true

renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others

a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him

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Because the American creed of denial - "I'm not a racist" - knows no political parties, no ideologies, no colours, no regions.
Any good denial prevention/resolution process should be grounded in core analytics--using tools to understand available data to determine where the problems lie.
A daily review of the insurer's logs can also prove pivotal in avoiding a denial or in expediting a discharge if the patient is meeting discharge parameters.
Literature from a number of helping professions--including, but not limited to social workers, addiction therapists, grief counselors, and family therapists--amply demonstrates that addiction is not a solitary process, but that denial always goes hand-in-hand with addiction (Kearney, 1996; Lobsinger, 1997).
4 : a cutting down or limiting <a denial of his appetite>
First, we will examine the effect of denial rates on the participation decisions of older men following a change in screening stringency in Canada.
Step by step, in the first chapter of a cohesive whole, Ver Eecke explains the significance of denial by defining it as a verbal, expressive negation that makes action impossible.
6--playing in full denial stances and positions when assigned to the Trigger.
That problem is the denial of voting rights in Congress to nearly 600,000 Americans living in America's capital, Washington, DC.
This agreement brings hope to those truly disabled insureds who may have been displaced or had their medical care cut off as a result of their claim denial.
Pretrial detainees who were awaiting hearings on their sexually violent predator (SVP) petitions, brought a class action against a state corrections department alleging denial of speedy justice.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross was most famous for developing the now-commonly recognized stages of death: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.
13) The commenter asserted that CMMC's denial ratios for minority applicants were higher than for nonminority applicants, and that those denial disparity ratios compared unfavorably with that of the aggregate of lenders in the MSAs.
Avalanche DDoS Attack Module Helps Test for Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
Each denied claim can then be reviewed and, if the denial appears to be inappropriate, remedial action can be taken.