naysay

[ ney-sey ]
/ ˈneɪˌseɪ /

verb (used with object), nay·said, nay·say·ing.

to say nay to; deny; reject; oppose.

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Origin of naysay

1765–75; nay + say1, or by back formation from naysayer
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