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denial

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of denial

  1. 1 an unwillingness to grant something asked for our supervisor's denial of unpaid personal leave got mixed reactions from the staff Synonyms of denial declination, disallowance, nay, no, nonacceptance, refusal, rejection, turndown Words Related to denial rebuff, repudiation, repulse, spurn; negative; ban, injunction, veto; deterrence, discouragement, repression, suppression Near Antonyms of denial acceptance, accession, acquiescence, agreement, assent, authorization, clearance, concurrence, consent, leave, license (or licence), permission, sanction, sufferance; imprimatur, seal, signature, stamp Antonyms of denial allowance, approval, grant, OK (or okay)

  2. 2 a refusal to confirm the truth of a statement the senator issued a flat denial of the accusation against her Synonyms of denial contradiction, denegation, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disconfirmation, negation, rejection, repudiation Words Related to denial disproof, rebuttal, refutation; negative Near Antonyms of denial concession, confession; affirmation, assertion, declaration; attestation, corroboration, documentation, substantiation, testament, testimony, validation Antonyms of denial acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), admission, avowal, confirmation



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