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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of saying no or not true to something.

Usage examples (37)
  • There are places where the mind dies so that a truth which is its very denial may be born.
  • It resulted in a complete denial of his privileges
  • The word denial came to mind, but for once I buttoned my lip.
  • When I use the term denial industry, I'm referring to those who are paid to say that manmade global warming isn't happening. for more
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