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Meaning of REFUSAL

Pronunciation:  ree'fyoozul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a message refusing to accept something that is offered
  2. [n]  the act of refusing

REFUSAL is a 7 letter word that starts with R.


 See Also: content, declination, denial, message, prohibition, regrets, repudiation, subject matter, substance



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*fus"al\ (-al), n.
1. The act of refusing; denial of anything demanded,
   solicited, or offered for acceptance.

         Do they not seek occasion of new quarrels, On my
         refusal, to distress me more?         --Milton.

2. The right of taking in preference to others; the choice of
   taking or refusing; option; as, to give one the refusal of
   a farm; to have the refusal of an employment.