A person who does not acknowledge the truth of a concept or proposition that is supported by the majority of scientific or historical evidence; a denier: the small minority of very vocal climate change denialists [as modifier]: the denialist view
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- But denialists have never been interested in understanding the science, after all, if they understood it, they could not be in denial anymore.
- He came under the influence of a group of maverick scientists known as Aids denialists.
- Until recently, AIDS researchers and activists in the United States tended to regard the denialists with derision, assuming they would fade away.
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- There's big money to be made in climate change denialism.
- For his dedication he gets little thanks or government support in a new era in which denialism begins to dominate.
- The cause of public confidence in science is ill served by the dogmatic and intolerant banner of 'denialism'.
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