denial

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denial /dɪˈnajəl/ noun
plural denials
denial
/dɪˈnajəl/
noun
plural denials
Learner's definition of DENIAL
[count] : a statement saying that something is not true or real : a statement in which someone denies something
[noncount] psychology : a condition in which someone will not admit that something sad, painful, etc., is true or real
often used in the phrase in denial
: the act of not allowing someone to have something
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usually singular
see also self-denial
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