denial n (claim [sth] is false) smentita, negazione nf : Nobody believed the politician's denial of the story. Nessuno ha creduto alla smentita del politico. denial n (mental state) negazione nf : Denial won't make the problem go away. La negazione del problema non lo elimina.
de· ni· al di-ˈnī (-ə)l. 1. : a refusal to grant something asked for. 2. : a refusal to admit the truth of a statement : contradiction. a flat denial of the charges. 3. : a refusal to accept or believe in something. make a public denial of political beliefs once held.
C2 [ C ] a statement that something is not true or does not exist: The CEO issued a denial of the report that she is about to resign. [ + that ] Officials did not believe the runner's denial that he had taken drugs. His denial of responsibility for the accident was unconvincing.
denial definition: 1. a statement that something is not true or does not exist: 2. a statement that someone has not…. Learn more.
non voler ammettere ⇒, non accettare ⇒ vtr. non accettare la realtà vtr. The child is in denial about her mother's death; she keeps expecting her to walk through their front door. La bambina non accetta la realtà della morte della madre e continua ad aspettare che lei entri dalla porta di casa.
Nella descrizione in inglese: puritanism. Italiano: abnegazione - astensione - sacrificio. Sinonimi: asceticism, selflessness, self-sacrifice, moderation, restraint, altro... Forum discussions with the word (s) 'self-denial' in the title: Discussioni nei forum nel cui titolo è presente la parola 'self-denial': self-denial.