noun re·fus·al \ri-ˈfyü-zəl\

: an act of saying or showing that you will not do, give, or accept something : an act of refusing

Full Definition of REFUSAL

:  the act of refusing or denying
:  the opportunity or right of refusing or taking before others

Examples of REFUSAL

  1. My request for more money was met with a flat refusal.
  2. <his flat refusal of our reasonable request was rather startling>

First Known Use of REFUSAL

15th century

Rhymes with REFUSAL


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