What is another word for unsay?

149 synonyms found


[ ʌnsˈe͡ɪ], [ ʌnsˈe‍ɪ], [ ʌ_n_s_ˈeɪ]

When we say something, we're putting words out into the world that are hard to take back. That's where synonyms for the word "unsay" come in. Some possible options include retract, withdraw, recant, renounce, repeal, disavow, and repudiate. These words all share the same basic meaning - to take back something that has already been said. Depending on the context, one may be more appropriate than the others. For instance, "retract" might be used to describe correcting factual errors, while "repudiate" might be used to describe disavowing a past statement or belief. Whatever the situation, "unsaying" something can be difficult, but these synonyms provide different ways to approach the task.

Synonyms for Unsay:

How to use "Unsay" in context?

When we talk, we are reaching for something: an agreement, a understanding, a relationship. We take risks with what we say, believing that if we are truthful and authentic, our words will be received in the same way.

But sometimes, what we say is not what we want to hear. Sometimes we say things we do not mean, things that can Damage relationships. Sometimes we say things we know will make someone feel Bad.

The word "unsay" is both a warning and a promise.

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