Meaning of denial

Definition of denial

(noun) the act of refusing to comply (as with a request); "it resulted in a complete denial of his privileges"
the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that denies painful thoughts
renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; "he gave evidence for the defense"

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