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Definition of "denialist" [denialist]

  • One who denies an assertion in a controversial political debate. (noun)
  • Relating to denial in a controversial political debate. (adjective)

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Use "denialist" in a sentence
  • "That's really at the heart of what we might call the denialist industry."
  • "Rather, anyone who suggests there might, repeat might, be effects other than CO2 on the climate is called a denialist (with its unpleasant connations) and any other ad hominem that springs to the mind of those who unquestioningly accept that AGW is the sole cause of climate change."
  • "I can tell you it's damned annoying to be an absolutely raving tree hugger (as I am,) entirely persuaded that the climate is warming and industrial civilization is the principal cause (as I am), and still to get labelled a denialist just for thinking that I or anyone should be able to scrutinize and replicate the entire process from unfiltered raw temperature or proxy data through all the data-selection, weighting, and processing steps to final output in the form of a given climatology paper's conclusions section."
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