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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

References in classic literature ?
Tom took his whipping and went back to his seat not at all broken-hearted, for he thought it was possible that he had unknowingly upset the ink on the spelling- book himself, in some skylarking bout -- he had denied it for form's sake and because it was custom, and had stuck to the denial from principle.
Another denial. Tom's uneasiness grew more and more intense under the slow torture of these proceedings.
'Disguise it as you will, you mean denial. Denial explicit or reserved, expressed or left to be inferred, is still a lie.
"I do not trust him, in spite of his attempted denial."
Yet sweet Nancy might have been expected to feel still more keenly the denial of a blessing to which she had looked forward with all the varied expectations and preparations, solemn and prettily trivial, which fill the mind of a loving woman when she expects to become a mother.
She had been forced to vex him by that one denial. Godfrey was not insensible to her loving effort, and did Nancy no injustice as to the motives of her obstinacy.
BAHRAIN had the lowest rate of Schengen visa denials in the region last year, according to a new report.
So, in this column, we'll address four categories of claim denials. We'll start with the most common reason for claim denials and arguably the rarest basis for claim denials, then focus on the two reasons this series of articles is principally designed to address.
Charny, The Psychological Satisfaction of Denials of the Holocaust or Other Genocides by Non-Extremists or Bigots, and Even by Known Scholars, IDEA: A JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ISSUES (July 17, 2001), (outlining "five categories of defense mechanisms" that "allow" scholars to participate in genocide denial).
The judge ruled that the law does not allow the government to issue a mass denial. It must consider each case individually and disclose detailed reasons for any denials, which then allows the claimants to file appeals.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is trying to clarify remarks he made in an interview in which he said he would not automatically remove denials that the Holocaust took place from the social media site, the New York Times reports, citing an email sent to Recode.
A Superior Court judge has found that MassHealth's standard form for Medicaid benefit denials based on trust assets violates federal regulations by failing to clearly explain the specific reasons for the denial.<br />The form in question simply tells applicants that their assets exceed the $2,000 limit to qualify for long-term care benefits under Medicaid.
He was a founding father of the heartbeat of denial that lives through both Trump's denials and the assertion that his racial views are abnormal for America and its presidents.