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self-renunciation, self-abnegation, self-denial, denial, abnegation
n. renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
demurrer, denial, defence, defense
n. a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; "he gave evidence for the defense"
denial
n. the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
disaffirmation, denial
n. the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
denial
n. (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that denies painful thoughts
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rejection
n. the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection"
self-renunciation, self-abnegation, self-denial, denial, abnegation
n. renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
veto
n. a vote that blocks a decision
disinheritance
n. the act by a donor that terminates the right of a person to inherit
abstinence
n. act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
abstinence
n. act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
temperance
n. the act of tempering
deprivation, privation
n. act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"
disapproval
n. the act of disapproving or condemning
forbearance
n. a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting; "his forbearance to reply was alarming"
defence, defense, refutation
n. the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions; "his refutation of the charges was short and persuasive"; "in defense he said the other man started it"
disaffirmation, denial
n. the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
retraction
n. the act of pulling or holding or drawing a part back; "the retraction of the landing gear"; "retraction of the foreskin"
contradiction
n. the speech act of contradicting someone; "he spoke as if he thought his claims were immune to contradiction"
repudiation
n. refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities); "the repudiation of the debt by the city"
stepping down, abdication
n. the act of abdicating
renouncement, renunciation
n. an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned
yielding, giving up, surrender
n. a verbal act of admitting defeat
prohibition
n. refusal to approve or assent to
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criminal prosecution, prosecution
n. the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior
declaration
n. a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties
professing, profession
n. an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion; "a profession of disagreement"
confirmation, ratification
n. making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it; "the ratification of the treaty"; "confirmation of the appointment"
denial
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