Definitions

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  • n. One who revises history in order to omit something that actually happened.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who denies or expresses negation; especially, one who simply denies beliefs commonly held without asserting an opposite view.

Etymologies

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negation +‎ -ist

Examples

  • Far-right groups said they will protest outside the film's screening and a French member of parliament condemned it as a "negationist" rewriting of history.

    The Age News Headlines

  • She was denounced in media outlets close to the government as a "negationist" of the genocide.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • "negationist" of the genocide or "divisionist" for public remarks made since her return from exile in January 2010 calling for the prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed against Hutu by the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF).

    Updates Feed

  • Defending the bill, government minister Patrick Ollier told senators that legislation was justified in the "fight against the negationist poison".

    Armenian genocide denial to be banned in France as senators approve new law

  • The unfortunate negationist interview of Williamson was not known to the Pope when he approved the decree: to read what happened as a change of direction with respect what was determined by the Council in the relations with the Jews was an instrumentalization, to which even Catholics lent themselves, although the Pope admits that the scope of the measure should have been better clarified.

    Advance Report on the Papal Letter about the Lifting of the SSPX Excommunications II

  • They are essentially two: the Holy See was not aware that via the "Internet" one could come to know the negationist statements of Williamson which instead were superimposed in a "unforeseeable" way on the remission of the excommunication, causing a media short circuit that caused the whole affair to be misrepresented.

    Advance Report on the Papal Letter about the Lifting of the SSPX Excommunications

  • “To us, there is no doubt, the teacher quoted negationist ideas from Roger Garaudy,” a French revisionist author and philosopher who converted to Islam and called the Holocaust a “myth”. posted by GayandRight @ 12:08 PM

    Islamic teacher in Belgium disputes Holocaust Survivor....

  • The leader of NVA has not only been photographed alongside Le Pen, but has also made negationist statements, supportative of the officials who sent Jews to concentration camps during the second world war.

    Glasgow North East - The Waiting Game

  • This morning the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith discussed how to begin the doctrinal dialogue with the Lefebvrite Preiestly Fraternity of St. Pius X, for whom four bishops – among whom is the negationist Bp.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Patricia Briel, Le Temps: Do you condemn the negationist declarations of Bishop Williamson?

    Archive 2009-01-01

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