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

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