- v. Simple past tense and past participle of gainsay.
“Did you know that MLK used the word gainsaid actually "gainsaying" in his Letter From a Birmingham Jail?”
“Ann's suggestion that the use of "gainsaid" in Brennan's opinion was "sheer pretension, a modern person's idea of how to sound like you came from the 19th century," has a little pretense to it as well.”
“But what's this "sense of revulsion" that has come over Ann, just from a chance encounter with "gainsaid"?”
“When others spoke they seemed harsh and uncouth by contrast; and if they gainsaid the voice, anger was kindled in the hearts of those under the spell.”
“Apple's head of industrial design, Jonathan Ive, who worked with Jobs on such popular products as the iPod, iPhone and iPad, spoke too; Jobs reportedly said that he set the company structure up so that Ive's decisions on design could not be gainsaid.”
“Even Hamas and Likud agree: The epic suck of “Enterprise” cannot be gainsaid.”
“The conquistadors were greedy and brutal, to be sure, but their often insane bravery cannot be gainsaid.”
“So I find the plan of my original enterprise falling away from me; I must give it up; there is something formidable about Dickens that may not be gainsaid.”
“While not the stated objective of policy, this reverse Robin Hood outcome cannot be gainsaid: the share of wealth held by the top 1 percent of households has risen to 35 percent from 21 percent since 1979, while their share of income has more than doubled to around 20 percent.”
““You are not to be gainsaid, I can tell, so I shall not try.””
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