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(Dated, psychology) A defense mechanism involving a refusal to accept the truth of a phenomenon or prospect.
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  1. (Dated, psychology) A defense mechanism involving a refusal to accept the truth of a phenomenon or prospect.
  2. A refusal to believe or accept (a doctrine, etc.)
  3. (--- Psychology) An unconscious defense mechanism characterized by refusal to acknowledge painful realities, thoughts, or feelings.
​Deprivation of office; the fact or process of being fired from employment or stripped of rank.
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  1. ​Deprivation of office; the fact or process of being fired from employment or stripped of rank.
  2. The termination of a legal proceeding by the judge, before a trial or hearing, typically on the grant of a motion to dismiss by the adverse party, or because the claimant failed to proceed with the action or comply with an order of the court, or because the claimant has agreed to end the proceeding.
  3. A dismissing or being dismissed
Repercussion, or beating back.
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  1. Repercussion, or beating back.
  2. A check or an abrupt setback to progress or action:
  3. A sudden resistance or refusal.
Alternative spelling of brush-off.
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  1. Alternative spelling of brush-off.
  2. (Slang) An abrupt or rude dismissal, esp. in the phrase give (or get) the brushoffgive the brushoffget the brushoff
  3. An abrupt dismissal or snub.
A negative vote or voter.
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  1. A negative vote or voter.
  2. A negative vote or a person voting in the negative
  3. A denial or refusal.
The classical drama of Japan, with music and dance performed in a highly stylized manner by elaborately dressed performers on an almost bare stage.
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  1. The classical drama of Japan, with music and dance performed in a highly stylized manner by elaborately dressed performers on an almost bare stage.
  2. A negative response; a denial or refusal:
  3. An utterance of no; refusal or denial
(Civil engineering) Depth or point at which well or borehole drilling cannot continue.
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  1. (Civil engineering) Depth or point at which well or borehole drilling cannot continue.
  2. The act or an instance of refusing.
  3. Rejection of goods or denial of services to which a person is entitled; not completing a contract by either non-acceptance or nonpayment for goods or services; a chance to accept or reject something before any one else is offered that chance; the privilege of being afforded such a chance, also known as the right of first refusal. Rejection of goods or denial of services to which a person is entitled; not completing a contract by either non-acceptance or nonpayment for goods or services; a chance to accept or reject something before any one else is offered that chance; the privilege of being afforded such a chance, also known as the right of first refusal.
Inconsistency; discrepancy:
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  1. Inconsistency; discrepancy:
  2. A person, thing, or statement having contradictory elements or qualities
  3. The state of being contradicted:
(--- Psychology) An unconscious defense mechanism characterized by refusal to acknowledge painful realities, thoughts, or feelings.
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  1. (--- Psychology) An unconscious defense mechanism characterized by refusal to acknowledge painful realities, thoughts, or feelings.
  2. (Dated, psychology) A defense mechanism involving a refusal to accept the truth of a phenomenon or prospect.
  3. A refusal to grant the truth of a statement or allegation; a contradiction.
(Law) Overthrow or annulment by the decision of a superior tribunal.
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  1. (Law) Overthrow or annulment by the decision of a superior tribunal.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Repudiation of self or other.
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  1. Repudiation of self or other.
  2. The act of denial; a declaration that something is not true.
A refusal to accept responsibility; disavowal
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  1. A refusal to accept responsibility; disavowal
  2. (Law) A denial, disavowal, or renunciation, as of a title, claim, interest, estate, or trust; relinquishment or waiver of an interest or estate.
  3. A repudiation or denial of responsibility or connection.
A denial, contradiction, or negative statement.
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  1. A denial, contradiction, or negative statement.
  2. (Logic) The logical operation which obtains such (negated) propositions.
  3. (Countable) A denial or contradiction.
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  1. The act of traversing; a crossing
  2. The product or result of traversing
(--- Psychology) An unconscious defense mechanism characterized by refusal to acknowledge painful realities, thoughts, or feelings.
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  1. (--- Psychology) An unconscious defense mechanism characterized by refusal to acknowledge painful realities, thoughts, or feelings.
  2. A refusal to grant the truth of a statement or allegation; a contradiction.
  3. A refusal to comply with or satisfy a request.
The action of not allowing, or of withdrawing allowance.
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  1. The action of not allowing, or of withdrawing allowance.
(Civil engineering) Depth or point at which well or borehole drilling cannot continue.
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  1. (Civil engineering) Depth or point at which well or borehole drilling cannot continue.
  2. Rejection of goods or denial of services to which a person is entitled; not completing a contract by either non-acceptance or nonpayment for goods or services; a chance to accept or reject something before any one else is offered that chance; the privilege of being afforded such a chance, also known as the right of first refusal. Rejection of goods or denial of services to which a person is entitled; not completing a contract by either non-acceptance or nonpayment for goods or services; a chance to accept or reject something before any one else is offered that chance; the privilege of being afforded such a chance, also known as the right of first refusal.
  3. The act or an instance of refusing.
One who has been turned down or rejected.
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  1. One who has been turned down or rejected.
  2. (Hotels) The service of turning down the bedcovers and often leaving chocolates etc. on the pillow.
  3. A rejection; rebuff
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