de-negation

denegation

[den-i-gey-shuhn]
noun
denial; contradiction.

Origin:
1480–90; < Late Latin dēnegātiōn- (stem of dēnegātiō). See de-, negation

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denegation (ˌdɛnɪˈɡeɪʃən)
 
n
a denial, contradiction, or refusal
 
[C17: from Late Latin dēnegātiō, from Latin dēnegāre to deny, refuse, from negāre to deny]

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