Adjective "negationist" definition and examples

(Negationist may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/nɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)nɪst/

Definitions and examples

noun

A person who denies or rejects something.

    More definitions

    1. the act of denying: He shook his head in negation of the charge.

    2. a denial: a negation of one's former beliefs.

    3. something that is without existence; nonentity.

    4. the absence or opposite of something that is actual, positive, or affirmative: Darkness is the negation of light.

    5. a negative statement, idea, concept, doctrine, etc.; a contradiction, refutation, or rebuttal: a shameless lie that demands a negation.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "propagandas can be negationist."

    Origin

    (negation)Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Patrick Edward Dove (1815–1873), political theorist. From negation + -ist.