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Definition of Denial

Denial

  1. The act of gainsaying, refusing, or disowning; negation; -- the contrary of affirmation.
  2. A refusal to admit the truth of a statement, charge, imputation, etc.; assertion of the untruth of a thing stated or maintained; a contradiction.
  3. A refusal to grant; rejection of a request.
  4. A refusal to acknowledge; disclaimer of connection with; disavowal; -- the contrary of confession; as, the denial of a fault charged on one; a denial of God.

Denial Quotations

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Melody Beattie

Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
Mark Twain

You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.
J. Donald Walters

I believe we're all in denial about the people we love.
David Geffen

It's not denial. I'm just selective about the reality I accept.
Bill Watterson
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Denial Translations

denial in German is Aberkennung {f}, Leugnen, Verweigerung {f}
denial in Norwegian is benektelse, avslag

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