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denialist

Syllabification: de·ni·al·ist
Pronunciation: /dəˈnīələst
 
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Definition of denialist in English:

noun

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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

denialism

1
noun
Example sentences
  • 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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