Denial, in ordinary English usage, is asserting that a statement or allegation is
not true. The same word, and also abnegation (German: Verneinung), is used for
Denial is one of the most common defense mechanisms that we all use,
pretending that an uncomfortable thing did not happen.
a statement saying that something is not true or real : a statement in which
someone denies something. psychology : a condition in which someone will not
May 20, 2014 ... Denial is a coping mechanism that gives you time to adjust to distressing
situations — but staying in denial can interfere with treatment or your ...
Denial definition, an assertion that something said, believed, alleged, etc., is false
: Despite his denials, we knew he had taken the purse. The politician issued a ...
Denial consists of the refusal to accept a past or present reality and is most
commonly employed to protect the host from their own negative traits; to protect
In psychology, denial is a concept originating with the psychodynamic theories of
Sigmund Freud. According to Freud, three mental dynamics, or motivating ...
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Graffiti-style site-specific street art in Windsor, Ontario, Canada and Detroit,
Michigan by Daniel Joseph Bombardier, aka Denial.
A refusal to comply with or satisfy a request. 2. a. A refusal to grant the truth of a
statement or allegation; a contradiction. b. Law The formal challenge by a ...