Confirmation and Denial


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Confirmation noun – Something presented in support of the truth or accuracy of a claim.
Denial is an antonym for confirmation in topics: proof, ratification.
Nearby Words: confirm, confirmed, confirmatory, confirming, confirmative
Antonyms for Confirmation


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Denial noun – A refusal to confirm the truth of a statement.
Usage example: the senator issued a flat denial of the accusation against her

Confirmation is an antonym for denial in dismissal topic.
Nearby Words: deny, denied, deniable, denier
Antonyms for Denial
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physical physical confirmation physical denial
direct direct confirmation direct denial
instant instant confirmation instant denial
total total confirmation total denial
Other adjectives: genuine, strong, actual, absolute, explicit, outright, official, occasional.

Both words in one sentence

  • She dismisses rumors without confirmation or denial, and there hasn't been a witness to or onscreen demonstration of her villainy.
  • She uses Cynthia falling on her face as confirmation that Cynthia is her daughter, having been in denial before then.
  • After she storms off, the two of them look at each other and declare, "She did him.", clearly having taken her denial as confirmation.
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Denial and Confirmation. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 18, from
Confirmation & Denial. N.p., 2016. Web. 18 Apr. 2021. <>.
Denial or Confirmation. 2016. Accessed April 18, 2021.

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