Definition of Naysaying

1. Noun. The act of saying no to a request.

Generic synonyms: Denial



Definition of Naysaying

1. Verb. (present participle of naysay) ¹

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Definition of Naysaying

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Naysaying

nawls
naxarar
naxarars
nay
nay-say
nay-saying
nayaur
naybour
naycation
naycations
nays
naysaid
naysay
naysayer
naysayers
naysaying (current term)
naysayings
naysays
naythles
nayward
naywards
nayword
naywords
naze
nazes
nazifications
nazified
nazifies
nazifying
nazir

Literary usage of Naysaying

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1. Betty Alden: The First-born Daughter of the Pilgrims by Jane Goodwin Austin (1919)
"... and since my sweet maid left me I 've grown old and doddering— no, never mind naysaying me, I know what I know. What I will have thee tell me, Betty, ..."

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