Denial Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Denial, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Denial?

n. Defendant’s statement in a lawsuit that a particular allegation is not factual. General denials occur when all allegations are denied. The defendant’s statement is limited to admitting, denying, or denying on the basis that they cannot affirm or deny.