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Dictionary definition for: Denial

1. (n) the act of refusing to comply (as with a request) "it resulted in a complete denial of his privileges"

2. (n) the act of asserting that something alleged is not true

3. (n) (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that denies painful thoughts

4. (n) renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others

5. (n) a defendant''s answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; "he gave evidence for the defense"

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