gainsay definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To declare false; deny. See Synonyms at deny.
    • To oppose, especially by contradiction.
    • To contradict; to deny; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
    • To declare false; deny. See Synonyms at deny.
    • To oppose, especially by contradiction.
    • To oppose; to deny; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
    • To declare false; deny. See Synonyms at deny.
    • To oppose, specially by contradiction.
    • To contradict; to reject; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
    • To declare false; deny. See Synonyms at deny.
    • To oppose, especially by contradiction.
    • To oppose; to deny; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
  • verb:
    • To oppose; to deny, refute; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
    • take exception to
    • To oppose; to reject, refute; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
    • take exemption to
    • To oppose; to deny, refute; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
    • just take exemption to
    • To oppose; to deny, refute; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
    • simply take exception to
  • others:
    • To speak against; contradict; oppose in words; deny or declare not to ever be true; controvert; dispute: applied to individuals, or even to propositions, declarations, or details.
    • To talk against; contradict; oppose in words; deny or declare not to be true; controvert; dispute: put on persons, or even to propositions, declarations, or realities.
    • To talk against; contradict; oppose in terms; deny or declare not to ever be real; controvert; dispute: placed on people, or to propositions, declarations, or facts.
    • To speak against; contradict; oppose in words; deny or declare not to ever be true; controvert; dispute: placed on people, or even to propositions, declarations, or details.
  • noun:
    • A gainsaying; resistance in terms; contradiction.
    • A gainsaying; opposition in words; contradiction.
    • A gainsaying; opposition in terms; contradiction.
    • A gainsaying; opposition in words; contradiction.

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