Antonyms of noun affirmation

1 of 4 senses of affirmation

Sense 4
affirmation -- (a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand)
       Antonym of reversal (Sense 5)
      => reversal -- (a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun affirmation

4 senses of affirmation

Sense 1
avowal, avouchment, affirmation -- (a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something)
       => assertion, averment, asseveration -- (a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary))

Sense 2
affirmation, assertion, statement -- (the act of affirming or asserting or stating something)
       => speech act -- (the use of language to perform some act)

Sense 3
affirmation -- ((religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds))
       => commitment, dedication -- (a message that makes a pledge)

Sense 4
affirmation -- (a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand)
       => judgment, judgement, judicial decision -- ((law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it)

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