Definition of in a state of denial
- I think she's still in a state of denial about her husband's death.
: mode or condition of being
: condition of mind or temperament
: a condition of abnormal tension or excitement
: to set by regulation or authority
: to express the particulars of especially in words : report
: refusal to satisfy a request or desire
: refusal to admit the truth or reality of something (such as a statement or charge)
: assertion that an allegation is false
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