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negation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of negation

  1. 1 a refusal to confirm the truth of a statement issued specific negations of all of the charges against her Synonyms of negation contradiction, denegation, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disconfirmation, denial, rejection, repudiationWords Related to negation disproof, rebuttal, refutation; negativeNear Antonyms of negation concession, confession; affirmation, assertion, declaration; attestation, corroboration, documentation, substantiation, testament, testimony, validationAntonyms of negation acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), admission, avowal, confirmation

  2. 2 the doing away with something by formal action a ruling by the Supreme Court that many regarded as a negation of the basic right of privacy Synonyms of negation abatement, abolishment, abrogation, annulment, avoidance, cancellation (also cancelation), defeasance, dissolution, invalidation, abolition, nullification, quashing, repeal, rescindment, voidingWords Related to negation abortion, calling off, recall; countermand, override, overruling, overturn, veto; retraction, reversal, revocation, suspension, withdrawal; banning, enjoining, forbiddance, outlawing, prohibition; disallowance, dismissal, rejection; elimination, eradication, erasure, liquidation, removalNear Antonyms of negation enactment, legislation; establishment, founding, institution; formalization, legalization, legitimation, legitimization, validation; passing, ratification; approval, authorization, clearance, endorsement (also indorsement), permission, sanctioning; commandment, decreeing, mandating, ordering, prescription



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