disaffirmation


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  • noun

Synonyms for disaffirmation

a refusal to grant the truth of a statement or charge

Synonyms for disaffirmation

the act of asserting that something alleged is not true

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Sun is not expected to announce its intentions regarding the affirmation or disaffirmation of leases until January 2001.
In order to address these concerns, Fitch ran a stressed scenario increasing the probability of lease disaffirmation to equal 100%.
58) The author's refreshingly direct though sometimes jarringly presentist agenda is equally evident in the suggestion that "Du Bois's project signals the way that an antiracist intellectual project must be attuned to the potential racist power of both affirmations and disaffirmations of racial difference in various aspects of social and political life [since] they not only "mask the existence of racial hierarchies," but they can also develop into the "ideological mechanisms upholding white supremacy.