Pronunciation of Gainsay
/ɡˈe͡ɪnse͡ɪ/, /ɡˈeɪnseɪ/, /ɡ_ˈeɪ_n_s_eɪ/
Antonyms for gainsay:
Synonyms for gainsay:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for gainsay:
- One of those present remarked impatiently that a person with such sentiments could not live in Norfolk, and this feeling was evidently shared by the bystanders; there was, indeed, some danger, in those excited moments, of personal violence to those who dared gainsay the popular passion. - "Admiral Farragut", A. T. Mahan.
- I would not gainsay you, Captain. - "The Measure of a Man", Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr.