disaffirmation

Definitions of disaffirmation
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n the act of asserting that something alleged is not true

Synonyms:
denial
Types:
negation
the speech act of negating
contradiction
the speech act of contradicting someone
cancellation
the speech act of revoking or annulling or making void
Type of:
assertion, asseveration, averment
a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)

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