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  Words related to denial

Related / Similar Words: abnegation, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-renunciation, defense, defence, demurrer

 

Definition:
  • renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others;
  • a defendant''s answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; "he gave evidence for the defense";
  • the act of asserting that something alleged is not true;
  • the act of refusing to comply (as with a request); "it resulted in a complete denial of his privileges";
  • (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that denies painful thoughts;

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    Hyponyms: entrapment, negation, abnegation, naysaying, negative, refusal, disavowal, disclaimer

     

    Part Meronyms: trial

     

    Derivational Morphology: deny, abnegate, traverse

     

    Anagrams: Daniel, Denali

     

     
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