Sentence for gainsay | Use gainsay in a sentence

Sentence using the word gainsay. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use gainsay in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for gainsay.

  • Another friend, equally heretical, was by, but neither of us attempted to gainsay him. (9)
  • On land she met with alternate victories and defeats, but there was none to gainsay her on the sea. (19)
  • The ladies listening could not gainsay this favourite claim of universal brotherhood among the select who wear masks instead of faces. (10)
  • America would not have dared to gainsay the wishes of her French allies to possess Canada, yet there was nothing that the Americans dreaded more. (19)

Also see sentences for: abjure, argue, contend, contradict, deny, disapprove, disown.

Definition of gainsay:

  • gainsay, gn’s, v.t. to contradict: to deny: to dispute. | ns. gain’sayer (_b._), an opposer; gain’saying. | v.t. gain’strive (_spens._), to strive against. (0)

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