Part of speech: verb
Part of speech: noun
Usage examples "gainsay":
- This is what I fancy myself to be doing now, and if any one shall say that my little pictures are superficial, I shall not be able to gainsay him. - "London Films", W.D. Howells.
- It was KateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ s way and no one might gainsay her. - "Marcia Schuyler", Grace Livingston Hill Lutz.
- It was impossible to gainsay the fact that if there was a prospective engagement, Mrs. Lunn had shown her usual discretion. - "The Life of Nancy", Sarah Orne Jewett.