Definition of denial
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What should be open and shut — an airtight case of inciting an insurrection — has become yet another exercise in disingenuous denial.
The managers, as they indicated, will therefore urge the senators to make the “adverse inference” that his denials laid out in his defense brief are false.Republicans can run from accountability, but they can’t hide|Jennifer Rubin|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Bryant said the city plans to apply for another round of relief money, probably early this year, but he worries about another denial.How the CARES Act Forgot America’s Most Vulnerable Hospitals|by Brianna Bailey, The Frontier|January 26, 2021|ProPublica
He’s in denial, or out of sorts, or thinking he’ll get around to it eventually, or whatever.Carolyn Hax: Husband didn’t share his dad’s cancer diagnosis for a year|Carolyn Hax|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
One of the ways we push away that knowledge is with straight-up denial.
But what can be done, if climate denial is, in part, a religious belief?
But if religious beliefs are fueling climate denial, then religious approaches are necessary to oppose it.
A better taxonomy would break us up by words like Acceptance, Partial Denial, and Total Denial.
This is a case where delay is denial—with potentially deadly results.
About 300,000 Palestinians live in East Jerusalem, and their relationship to the state is an almost perfect dance of denial.After the Israel Synagogue Massacre: A New Intifada?|Michael Tomasky|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I should judge your hens ain't layin' well, figurin' on the size of the basket," said the old man, ignoring her denial.
And she saw at once that he had done nothing of the sort; saw it without any more decisive denial.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
A stronger man would have fought against odds like those and won for himself a place that would suffer no denial.
But valiant as their denial, the Chesters watched the surveyors depart with sore misgivings.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
Infidels feel the power of this manifestation of God in His word; and are driven to every possible denial of the fact.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward