declination


declination

noun

Definition of DECLINATION

2
an unwillingness to grant something asked for <congressional declinations of cabinet appointments have been relatively infrequent, most senators believing that the president is entitled to pick his own advisors>
Antonyms allowance, approval, grant, OK (or okay)

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