Gainsaying

  • 1 gainsaying — index contravention, counterargument, denial, diatribe, disagreement, disapprobation, negation, negative …

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  • 2 Gainsaying — Gainsay Gain say (? or ?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gainsaid} (? or ?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gainsaying}.] [OE. geinseien, ageinseien. See {Again}, and {Say} to utter.] To contradict; to deny; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid. [1913 Webster] I… …

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  • 3 gainsaying — gain·say || ‚geɪn seɪ n. denial; refusal; objection v. deny; dispute, contradict …

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  • 4 gainsaying — gainsayˈing noun • • • Main Entry: ↑gainsay …

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  • 5 gainsay — [[t]ge͟ɪnse͟ɪ[/t]] gainsays, gainsaying, gainsaid VERB: with brd neg If there is no gainsaying something, it is true or obvious and everyone would agree with it. [FORMAL] [V n] However much people have criticised her style and some of her… …

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  • 6 ἀντιρρήσει — ἀντίρρησις gainsaying fem nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic) ἀντιρρήσεϊ , ἀντίρρησις gainsaying fem dat sg (epic) ἀντίρρησις gainsaying fem dat sg (attic ionic) ἀντιρρέω flow aor subj act 3rd sg (epic) ἀντιρρέω flow fut ind mid 2nd sg ἀντιρρέω flow… …

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  • 7 ἀντιρρήσεις — ἀντίρρησις gainsaying fem nom/voc pl (attic epic) ἀντίρρησις gainsaying fem nom/acc pl (attic) ἀντιρρέω flow aor subj act 2nd sg (epic) ἀντιρρέω flow fut ind act 2nd sg ἀ̱ντιρρήσεις , ἀντιρρέω flow futperf ind act 2nd sg (doric aeolic) …

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  • 8 gainsay — [gān΄sā′, gān′sā΄] vt. gainsaid [gān΄sed′] gainsaying [ME geinseggen < gein < OE gegn, against (see AGAIN) + secgan (see SAY)] 1. to deny 2. to contradict 3. to speak or act against; oppose …

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  • 9 Contradiction — Con tra*dic tion, n. [L. contradictio answer, objection: cf. F. contradiction.] 1. An assertion of the contrary to what has been said or affirmed; denial of the truth of a statement or assertion; contrary declaration; gainsaying. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 10 Denial — De*ni al, n. [See {Deny}.] 1. The act of gainsaying, refusing, or disowning; negation; the contrary of {affirmation}. [1913 Webster] You ought to converse with so much sincerity that your bare affirmation or denial may be sufficient. Bp.… …

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  • 11 Denial of one's self — Denial De*ni al, n. [See {Deny}.] 1. The act of gainsaying, refusing, or disowning; negation; the contrary of {affirmation}. [1913 Webster] You ought to converse with so much sincerity that your bare affirmation or denial may be sufficient. Bp.… …

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  • 12 Gainsaid — Gainsay Gain say (? or ?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gainsaid} (? or ?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gainsaying}.] [OE. geinseien, ageinseien. See {Again}, and {Say} to utter.] To contradict; to deny; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid. [1913 Webster] I… …

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  • 13 Gainsay — Gain say (? or ?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gainsaid} (? or ?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gainsaying}.] [OE. geinseien, ageinseien. See {Again}, and {Say} to utter.] To contradict; to deny; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid. [1913 Webster] I will give …

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  • 14 law of the excluded middle — Contradiction Con tra*dic tion, n. [L. contradictio answer, objection: cf. F. contradiction.] 1. An assertion of the contrary to what has been said or affirmed; denial of the truth of a statement or assertion; contrary declaration; gainsaying.… …

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  • 15 Obloquy — Ob lo*quy ([o^]b l[ o]*kw[y^]), n. [L. obloquium, fr. obloqui. See {Oblocutor}.] 1. Censorious speech; defamatory language; language that casts contempt on men or their actions; blame; reprehension. [1913 Webster] Shall names that made your city… …

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  • 16 Principle of contradiction — Contradiction Con tra*dic tion, n. [L. contradictio answer, objection: cf. F. contradiction.] 1. An assertion of the contrary to what has been said or affirmed; denial of the truth of a statement or assertion; contrary declaration; gainsaying.… …

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  • 17 gainsay — transitive verb (gainsaid; gainsaying; gainsays) Etymology: Middle English gainsayen, from gain against (from Old English gēan ) + sayen to say more at again Date: 14th century 1. to declare to be untrue or invalid 2. contradict, oppose Synonyms …

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  • 19 Gwynfor Evans — Dr Richard Gwynfor Evans (1 September 1912 – 21 April 2005), was a Welsh politician, lawyer and author. President of Plaid Cymru for thirty six years, he was the first Member of Parliament to represent Plaid Cymru at Westminster (1966 1970; 1974… …

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  • 20 Hyperdispensationalism — is a further development of some (but not all) of the core doctrines of Dispensationalism and differs from the same, in that, principally (although not exclusively) it teaches the origin of the church, Which is his body [ [Ephesians 1:22 23 the… …

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