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Example sentences for "gainsaying"

Lexicographically close words:
gaining; gains; gainsaid; gainsay; gainsayers; gainst; gair; gairden; gais; gait
  1. The skip makes its appearance in the fourth variation, and there is no gainsaying the brilliancy and piquant spirit of the Alla Polacca.

  2. The double sixths and more complicated phraseology do not render the later superior to the early Mazurka, yet there is no gainsaying the fact that this is a noble composition.

  3. Yes, all was good and well done; there was no gainsaying that.

  4. Of course, if it was by truth and not falsehood, by detraction and not calumny, that you assailed and injured the reputation of another, there is no gainsaying the truth; you are not justified in lying in order to make truth less damaging.

  5. For if the influence of this strangest of bandits for good could not be denied, neither was there any gainsaying that he exercised it in a terrible degree for ill almost daily.

  6. Still, it was at that time only a thought, brooking no gainsaying it is true, but there was no resolve about it, still less any planning.

  7. There was no gainsaying the fact that he had been dragged into an unlawful enterprise.

  8. But, whether Abdur Kad'r's figures were correct or not, there was no gainsaying the evidence of the mirage itself.

  9. But of Israel he says: All the day long, I stretched forth my hands, To a disobedient and gainsaying people.

  10. For they went in the way of Cain, and rushed on in the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Korah.

  11. That is, it is not thou but GOD whom they injure by their impious gainsaying of what has been revealed to thee.

  12. As gainsaying the doctrine of the books which they acknowledge for scripture.

  13. There is no gainsaying the fact that he maintained his position by consummate ability, and equally there is no disputing the fact that he was fortunate in the possession of such eminently influential backing.

  14. There could be no gainsaying the magic of Morton's presence.

  15. There was no gainsaying the point that Romaine was perfectly herself while under Morton's influence.

  16. I'm not gainsaying it," said Mrs. Peck, with a touch of severity.

  17. For there was no gainsaying the fact that he had a way with him, at least so far as the women-folk of the community were concerned.

  18. I grant your arguments: there is no gainsaying them.

  19. With every desire and instinct to disbelieve the facts, the deeper his inquiries went, the stronger the evidence rolled up: there was no gainsaying it; no sense in a further disbelief of it.

  20. There can be no gainsaying the sentence of this great judge.

  21. I drink to the greatest general with all my heart,” says Mr. Webb; “there can be no gainsaying that character of him.

  22. So they fell to lamenting and said, "Verily, the gainsaying of pious men leads to greater stress than this, and we are punished by the strait into which we have fallen.

  23. But there is no gainsaying the beauty which never fails and disappoints, open the poem where you will.

  24. There is no gainsaying its variety, often so unexpected and novel.

  25. There is no gainsaying the immensity of the problem.

  26. And there was no gainsaying that other fact--that Mary V would have to reconcile herself to being an aviator's wife, if she would mate with Johnny.

  27. There was no gainsaying the fact--ranch life had grown too tame, too stale for Johnny Jewel.

  28. Well might Lord Derby appeal to the beating of this "pulse," and well might discarded state doctors abstain from gainsaying the declaration of their rival!

  29. There is no gainsaying that fact, and it is a very pregnant one.

  30. But we, gainsaying this, were desirous that the abbot should disseise them of tenements for which they had no warranty.

  31. Wordsworth enunciated his doctrines as if he had never met with, and never expected to meet with, any gainsaying of them.

  32. He seems to address it often to unsympathetic hearers of whose presence and gainsaying attitude he could not lose sight.

  33. Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

  34. But to Israel he saith, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.

  35. But be the cause what it might, there was no gainsaying the fact.

  36. I can see the day when you, a miserable crushed worm, will be wholly and solely in my power; when you will be mine mine to do with what I will, none hindering or gainsaying me.

  37. But fortunately the facts can be verified beyond all gainsaying by a reference to the official shorthand-writer's report of the evidence.

  38. Now we have it, on Mr. Booth's own showing that every officer of his has undertaken to "obey without questioning or gainsaying the orders from headquarters.

  39. The Gainsaying of Satan We have said that the true test of penitence is amendment of life.

  40. The fascination of these social dramas may be charmless, as Mr. Henry James once asserted; but there is no gainsaying the fascination itself.

  41. Whatever the reason, there is no gainsaying the growth of fellow-feeling and of a curiosity founded on friendly interest,--both of which are revealed far more abundantly in our later literatures than in the earlier classics.

  42. There was no gainsaying the crisp decisiveness of these orders, and with an apology to the Vicar, he started off.

  43. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "gainsaying" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    abjuration; abrogation; annulment; contradiction; crossing; denial; disavowal; disclaimer; disproof; negation; negative; nullification; recantation; refutation; renunciation; repudiation; retraction; revocation