to refuse to accept the existence, truth, or validity of something despite evidence or reasonable support for it: Her cynical embrace of election denialism was part of her campaign strategy rather than a reflection of sincerely held concern for ballot security.
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How to use denialism in a sentence
From Ann Coulter on Ebola to evangelicals on climate change, 2014 was full of award-worthy science denialism.
That word “denialism” is particularly profane, with its unsubtle invocation of the Holocaust.Why It Was Right to Question Rolling Stone’s U-VA Rape Story | Michael Moynihan | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Moreover, said Cizik, “there are serious spiritual consequences of denialism—it discredits the whole enterprise” of evangelism.
When asked by the BBC about his flirtation with 9/11 denialism—just asking questions, people!