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denial

noun

Definitions of denial

the action of not admitting that you have done something, have knowledge of something or are responsible for something; the action of saying that something is not true

The prosecuting attorney said that Mr Kony's denial was 'ridiculous'.

the action of not allowing someone to have or to do something

Further delays in addressing these abuses will encourage the denial of victims' rights.