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Definition of Deny


  1. To declare not to be true; to gainsay; to contradict; -- opposed to affirm, allow, or admit.
  2. To refuse (to do something or to accept something); to reject; to decline; to renounce.
  3. To refuse to grant; to withhold; to refuse to gratify or yield to; as, to deny a request.
  4. To disclaim connection with, responsibility for, and the like; to refuse to acknowledge; to disown; to abjure; to disavow.
  5. To answer in /// negative; to declare an assertion not to be true.

Deny Quotations

Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
Kevyn Aucoin

To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.
Nelson Mandela

I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I'm like, 'My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don't have it. I just want to chill.' We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it.
Kobe Bryant

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and under the rule of a just God, cannot long retain it.
Abraham Lincoln

There are seasons in life. Don't ever let anyone try to deny you the joy of one season because they believe you should stay in another season... Listen to yourself. Trust your instincts. Keep your perspective.
Jane Clayson
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Deny Translations

deny in Dutch is ontkennen
deny in German is leugnen, verweigern, verweigern
deny in Italian is negare, abnegare
deny in Latin is denego
deny in Portuguese is negue
deny in Spanish is negar, desmentir, desnegar
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