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Synonyms for gainsay

to refuse to admit the truth, reality, value, or worth of

Synonyms for gainsay

take exception to

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The college, however, gainsaid the students' version.
"What I give above are facts that can't be gainsaid and my opinions are my entitlement.
A friend of mine and I were trying a charity case in New Mexico over continuing services to an elderly couple when the power company's lawyer said that a certain proposition he was trying to establish could not be "gainsaid." The judge looked perplexed, so I said that he was trying to say that his point couldn't be denied.
So it is a TOTAL fallacy - absolutely and demonstrably gainsaid statistically by economic reports of all those countries mentioned above - that there will be "no noticeable contribution to the UAE's inflation.
"That cannot be gainsaid by the Crown," said Mrs Roughton.
This by no means exhausts Conrad's oeuvre, but it is in these imaginative novels that Conrad records the enigmatic spectacle of human existence, with all its rhythms and fluctuations, its tragedies and triumphs, hopes and fears, "Conrad's novels," writes Panichas, "are in the end great meditations on the conditions of life." Although one could not call him a philosopher, Conrad's descriptions of evil would rival that of any phenomenologist, and his teleological conception of nature and society could not be gainsaid by any student of Aristotle's Ethics and Politics.
Judge Bruce Macmillan said: 'It is an extraordinary feature that you admitted supplying residents of an elderly people's home in Liverpool with cannabis for pain relief and you said, and it is not gainsaid, you made no financial reward for this act of mercy.'
Keith Foley's claim that his book, warts and all, is unique cannot seriously be gainsaid. He does not distinguish between inventive and shop-soiled similes, for he holds that 'even hackneyed similes may be considered as fossilized poetry'.
It cannot be gainsaid that the notion of spiritual salvation is the central, defining characteristic of Christianity, a tenet that sets it apart from the world's other religious traditions.
Although he lacked the scholarly and academic credentials of DuBois or Alain Locke, who have historically been placed in the vanguard of this movement as intellectual leaders, Thurman's commanding role, intellectually and artistically, coupled with his commitment to celebrating, like Hughes and Hurston, the experience of ordinary folk, must not be gainsaid. Ironically, until recently his reputation as a significant twentieth-century African American male novelist--a forerunner to Wright, Baldwin, and Ellison--has remained unknown.
Nor can it be gainsaid that ageism does exist in long-term care as elsewhere--the notion that residents are old and on the way out and really don't need or deserve much in the way of active caregiving.
Beyond tonight, we, who have seen in you, both singly and together, a perfection, know nothing again may be wholly gainsaid. And if the fealty of one for the other constitutes a rival good to God's, then it is a balm He has allowed the solitary.
Finally, however, it cannot be gainsaid that this is a book composed of polished, stylized pieces, intended to add up to a whole, the precise shape of which remains elusive and shadowy, tantalizingly indeterminate.
has been gainsaid by a growing hostility to the principle of euro-membership.
Developments gainsaid the 1922 conditions, first by frightening the local Arab population through rapid Jewish immigration during the thirties-a time when Jews were hounded out of Germany.