denial


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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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In framing Trump's racism as exceptional, in seeking to highlight the depth of the president's cruelty, Durbin, a reliably liberal senator, showed the depth of denial of American racism.
Durbin, who attended the White House meeting, rejected Mr Trump's denial. 'It's not true.
Each form of denial, Bloom said, can lead to a repetition of the same ways of thinking and acting that created the problems in the first place.
Any good denial prevention/resolution process should be grounded in core analytics--using tools to understand available data to determine where the problems lie.
Section 2 describes prevention approaches for denial of sleep attacks in wireless sensor networks.
However, because the International Criminal Court has not recognised it, thus far denial of the genocide was not a criminal offence here.
After presenting a litany of negative outcomes associated with believing in free will, like increased aggression, anxiety and depression, Ortega describes the belief's powerful impact on climate change denial. He cites research on why we deny climate change by social scientists like Tim Kasser of Knox College in Tennessee and Kari Norgaard of the University of Oregon, and explains that the guilt that gives rise to much of this denial invariably results from our belief in free will.
BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, who heads the opposition in the Lok Sabha, has expressed sadness over the denial of a ticket to Jaswant Singh to contest from Barmer.
The non-psychotic denial of pregnancy phenomenon occurs when a woman is not aware that she is pregnant for a greater part of her pregnancy or until she goes into labor (Goncalves & Macedo, 2012a).
Hollande to keep his promise and adopt a bill on criminalizing of the Armenian genocide denial, Nouvelles d'Armenie reported.
In order to mitigate against the increasing risk of denial, hospitals must increase scrutiny of all aspects of the medical necessity justification process to ensure maximum effectiveness and efficiency.
'We do not accept the ignorant attitude and silence of those responsible at TVSA, and unless they make a public apology, we will not only take legal action to oppose genocide denial, but TVSA will be considered an organization supporting genocide denial and all employees will be seen as accomplices in genocide denial,' according to a statement from the Association of Victims and Witnesses of Genocide.
Set in a small town on the Great Plains in the 1980s, "A Hairpiece Named Denial" fully captures Alice's offbeat humor as she interacts with a young man who holds a BA in Philosophy and wears an Elvis-pompadour hairpiece.
There could still be hope after a denial !-- -- Many people believe that once their case is denied, that is the end of the line.
How we proceed with claim resolution depends on the basis for the denial.