disaffirmation

disaffirmation
I noun abjuration, abjurement, contradiction, contravention, contraversion, declination, denial, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disclamation, disowning, disownment, forswearing, negation, refusal, rejection, renunciation, repudiation, traversal II index abjuration, denial, disclaimer, negation, rejection, renunciation, repudiation

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  • Disaffirmation — Dis*af fir*ma tion, n. The act of disaffirming; negation; refutation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disaffirmation — See disaffirmance. * * * …   Universalium

  • disaffirmation — noun a) The act of denial; a declaration that something is not true. b) Repudiation of self or other. Syn: denial, disclaim, repudiation See Also: disaffirmance, disaffirmative …   Wiktionary

  • disaffirmation — Synonyms and related words: abjuration, abjurement, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, contradiction, contrary assertion, contravention, controversion, countering, crossing, denial, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disclamation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disaffirmation — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A refusal to grant the truth of a statement or charge: contradiction, denial, disaffirmance, disclaimer, negation, rejection. Law: traversal. See AFFIRM …   English dictionary for students

  • disaffirmation — n. reversal of a decision, annulment, repudiation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disaffirmation — dis·affirmation …   English syllables

  • disaffirmation — noun the act of asserting that something alleged is not true • Syn: ↑denial • Derivationally related forms: ↑deny (for: ↑denial) • Hypernyms: ↑assertion, ↑averment, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • disaffirm — disaffirmation /dis af euhr may sheuhn/, disaffirmance, n. /dis euh ferrm /, v.t. 1. to deny; contradict. 2. Law. to annul; reverse; repudiate. [1525 35; DIS 1 + AFFIRM] * * * …   Universalium

  • denial — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. negation, repudiation, refusal, contradiction; abnegation, temperance; disown, renounce. See asceticism. Ant., admission, confession. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Refusal to recognize a situation] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

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