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denial

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1 an unwillingness to grant something asked for
  • our supervisor's denial of unpaid personal leave got mixed reactions from the staff

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2 a refusal to confirm the truth of a statement
  • the senator issued a flat denial of the accusation against her

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The first known use of denial was in 1528

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“Denial.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/denial. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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