denying, present participle; denies, 3rd person singular present; denied, past participle; denied, past tense;
Refuse to admit the truth or existence of (something)
they deny any responsibility for the tragedy
Refuse to give (something requested or desired) to (someone)
the inquiry was denied access to intelligence sources
Refuse to accept or agree to
judges would retain the discretion to grant or deny the requests
Refuse to acknowledge or recognize; disown
Peter repeatedly denied Jesus
Refrain from satisfying oneself
he had denied himself sexually for years
Refuse access to (someone)
the servants are ordered to deny him
(denial) the act of refusing to comply (as with a request); "it resulted in a complete denial of his privileges"
(denial) the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
(denial) (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that denies painful thoughts
(denial) abnegation: renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
(denial) defense: a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; "he gave evidence for the defense"
(deny) declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations"; "She denied that she had taken money"
"Denied" is a song by the San Diego-based rock band Unwritten Law, produced by Greg Graffin and released as the second single from the band's 1996 album Oz Factor.
Denial is a defense mechanism postulated by Sigmund Freud, in which a person is faced with a fact that is too uncomfortable to accept and rejects it instead, insisting that it is not true despite what may be overwhelming evidence.
(Denial (1990 film)) Denial is a 1990 American drama, written and directed by Erin Dignam. The film features Robin Wright as "Sarah," a sometime actress and tall, dark, handsome loner, "Michael" (Jason Patric), as lovers, as they were in real life, (before she was with Sean Penn). ...
(Denial (1998 film)) Denial is a 1998 film written and directed by Adam Rifkin. It was released to video under the title Something About Sex. The plot revolved around couples as they struggle with the hardships of maintaining a monogamous relationship. ...
(Denial (novel)) Denial is a mystery novel written by Stuart M. Kaminsky, a Grandmaster of the Mystery Writers of America. This is a Lew Fonesca mystery and was released last July 8, 2005.
(Denial (poem)) Denial (Greek: Άρνηση) is a poem by Giorgos Seferis (1900-1971) published in his collection Turning Point ("Strophe") in 1931. ...
(denial) The negation in logic; A refusal to comply with a request; An assertion of untruth; Refusal to believe a problem exists; A defense mechanism involving a refusal to accept the truth of a phenomenon or prospect
(Denial) Avoiding physical or emotional conflict or loss; many rehab professionals over-ascribe denial to their patients. Hoping for functional improvement should not be misunderstood as denying disability.
(Denial) the refusal of any request for reinstatement or an RDP.
(denial) Call condition that occurs when no circuits are available and a busy tone is returned to the calling party. [This situation is distinctly different from delay in that denial is not time-related and can only be measured in terms of the percentage of calls denied.] See blocking.
(Denial) a decision by insurance company not to pay for part or all of a medical bill based on a lack of medical necessity or pre-admission approval/certification, terminated coverage, or other reasons. Denied amounts may be charged to the patient. See also appeal.
(denial) 1. The act of disowning or disavowing. 2. The refusal to grant something. See also deception; denial of service.
(Denial) occurs when someone fends off awareness of an unpleasant truth or of a reality that is a threat to the ego. For example, a student may have received a bad grade on a report card but tells himself that grades don't matter. ...
(denial) In psychiatry, a state in which a person is unable or unwilling to see the truth or reality about an issue or situation.
An insurance denial is the notification from an insurance company that the insured's claim has been refused.
Denial is a defense mechanism that simply disavows or denies thoughts, feelings, wishes or needs that cause anxiety. It is used purely for unconscious operations that function to 'deny' that which cannot be dealt with consciously.^Ref (Top)
(Denial) Rejection of reality. Refusal or inability to admit, or to acknowledge the presence or existence of something - a defense mechanism.
("Denial) of Service" is action or actions that result in the inability of an automated information system or any essential part to perform its designated mission, either by loss or degradation of operational capability. Denial of service can impact productivity. ...