naysaying naysaying

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of saying no to a request

Usage(s):

  1. Also the ornery inspiration, and the naysaying of critics.
  2. Her guess is that the fantasy is built around the early memory of a powerful mother and the universal male frustration with women's naysaying to men's sexual overtures.
  3. In the following graphic essay, which Satrapi composed for PTI, the artist portrays some of the naysaying that cartoonists endure.

News

  1. Hammerhead uses LED light array for bicycle navigation

    A project has turned up on Dragon Innovation called Hammerhead. The project is for a bicycle navigation device that provides visual cues to help you get around while riding a bicycle. That means you don’t have to wear headphones or earbuds to be able to listen to spoken navigation directions. Hammerhead features a universal handlebar […]
    on September 12, 2013     Source: SlashGear

  2. Garmin® Provides Navigation with 3D City Models for Mercedes-Benz Concept Car at IAA 2013

    Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. , the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a customized in-dash navigation system for the Mercedes-Benz Concept S-Class Coupé that will be showcased at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt .
    on September 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Hammerhead LED-based bike navigation keeps you on the righteous paths (video)

    Developer Hammerhead Navigation thinks it has the solution to safer cycling: LEDs. It created a bike-mounted tool that does everything with its flashing diodes: turn-by-turn navigation, suggests crowd sourced-paths (via Strava and MapMyRide) and will even point you to the nearest Citibike exchange. The unit pairs with your iPhone or Android's GPS to help find invisible bike trails through your ...
    on September 12, 2013     Source: Engadget

Quotes

  1. "Like I've been saying, anybody who didn't think she was going to win simply hadn't been paying attention," Guthrie said. "It's interesting, on the blogs, I can't believe it - well I can believe it - there's still so much naysaying: `Oh, she...
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Janet Guthrie Source: Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

  2. "The big guys, the Boeings, the Lockheeds and the naysaying people at Houston ...... I think they are looking at each other now and saying, `We're screwed,"' Rutan said.
    on Oct 4, 2004 By: Burt Rutan Source: FOXNews

  3. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the senior Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, accused the White House of "naysaying and partisanship."
    on Feb 9, 2006 By: Patrick Leahy Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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