an official denial by a government of actions, aims, etc., ascribed to it.
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How to use démenti in a sentence
Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementi fuit—No great genius is ever without some tincture of madness.
Humanum genus ad Adventum Domini vexabatur furore dementi, rumpens vincula rationis.Six Discourses on the Miracles of our Saviour | Thomas Woolston
"Non est magnum ingenium, sine mixtura dementi," observed Mnard.Sister Anne (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume X) | Charles Paul de Kock