Noun(1) the act of refusing to comply (as with a request(2) the act of asserting that something alleged is not true(3) (psychiatry(4) renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others(5) a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
(1) As you can see, I'm still in denial about my lack of a garbage disposal.(2) This patient may be in denial about his hearing loss, or he may, as his daughter suspects, be depressed and withdrawn.(3) Millions of Americans are in denial about their drug use and should seek treatment, according to a 2001 survey.(4) Of course, the reality is that white communities were never faced with the systematic denial of bank loans and insurance necessary to build a middle class life in a community.(5) Some people have also referred to this approach as the ├ö├ç├┐ostrich├ö├ç├û approach as often it involves the use of defence mechanisms such as denial and repression.(6) Simply closing one's eyes and pretending it isn't looming, despite all the available evidence to those who want to look for it, is an exercise in denial and wishful thinking.(7) And, though, you know, I saw some very visible changes in him, you know, he was so very much at that time in denial about what he had done to me and the magnitude of how bad it was.(8) I tried on clothes that actually fit me and felt comfortable instead of living in denial and trying on clothing that depressed me when I couldn't get the pants above my thighs.(9) The ardent supporters are still in denial about their candidates' chances, but that's only because they're unusually dimwitted.(10) Here is a woman so deep in denial that pathological is the only serviceable adjective appropriate for such an irrational rant.(11) Of course, the Government denies that its proposed denial of unfair dismissal remedies to small business employees is simply a political tactic.(12) you're living in denial(13) ├ö├ç├┐Self-mutilation is a behavior so shocking and cloaked in denial that it is almost never discussed'.(14) the denial of insurance to people with certain medical conditions(15) When denial resulted in a patient's refusal to develop these skills, we had to intervene.(16) Another obstacle to alcohol screening is concern about denial of insurance coverage if screening information appears in a patient's record.
(1) denial of service :: diensweiering
1. contradiction ::
2. refusal ::
3. renunciation ::
4. self-denial ::
5. defense ::
1. allowance ::
2. approval ::
3. grant ::
Different Formsdenial, denials
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