Related topics: Psychology, Psychiatry
1 [uncountable and countable]
a statement saying that something is not true [↪ deny]
denials that border security had not been strict enough
when someone refuses to allow someone else to have or to do something
protests against the denial of human rights
a condition in which you refuse to admit or believe that something bad exists or has happened
His girlfriend is in denial, and refuses to admit that he will soon die.