What are some opposite words for acceptance?

Antonyms for acceptance
ækˈsɛp tənsac·cep·tance

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Wiktionary

  1. acceptancenoun

    Synonyms:
    assent

  2. acceptancenoun

    The act of accepting; a receiving of something offered, with approbation, satisfaction, or acquiescence; especially, favorable reception; approval

    the acceptance of a gift, office, doctrine, etc.

    Synonyms:
    accepting, reception, receiving, approval

  3. acceptancenoun

    State of being accepted.

    Synonyms:
    acceptableness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. acceptance

    Antonyms:
    bid, offer, overture, proposal, proposition

    Synonyms:
    denial, disapproval, refusal, rejection, repulse

Princeton's WordNet

  1. credence, acceptancenoun

    the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true

    "he gave credence to the gossip"; "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"

    Antonyms:
    rejection

    Synonyms:
    credence, adoption, sufferance, banker's acceptance, toleration, espousal, acceptation, credenza

  2. adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousalnoun

    the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception

    "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"

    Antonyms:
    rejection

    Synonyms:
    word sense, credence, adoption, word meaning, bridal, sufferance, banker's acceptance, betrothal, espousal, borrowing, acceptation, toleration

  3. acceptancenoun

    the state of being acceptable and accepted

    "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"

    Antonyms:
    rejection

    Synonyms:
    espousal, toleration, sufferance, credence, banker's acceptance, adoption, acceptation

  4. acceptancenoun

    (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)

    Antonyms:
    rejection

    Synonyms:
    espousal, toleration, sufferance, credence, banker's acceptance, adoption, acceptation

  5. acceptance, banker's acceptancenoun

    banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank

    Antonyms:
    rejection

    Synonyms:
    toleration, credence, adoption, sufferance, banker's acceptance, espousal, acceptation

  6. toleration, acceptance, sufferancenoun

    a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations

    "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"

    Antonyms:
    rejection

    Synonyms:
    credence, adoption, sufferance, banker's acceptance, espousal, acceptation, toleration

  7. acceptancenoun

    the act of taking something that is offered

    "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"

    Antonyms:
    rejection

    Synonyms:
    espousal, toleration, sufferance, credence, banker's acceptance, adoption, acceptation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. acceptancenoun

    Antonyms:
    rejection, refusal

    Synonyms:
    approval, favorable reception, acceptableness

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. acceptance

    Synonyms:
    See Size acceptance

How to use acceptance in a sentence?

  1. AiR:

    If only people realized that their God was no different from the God of other religions, it would foster peace, acceptance and love in the world..

  2. James Scott:

    Political correctness is a loaded gun that the individual holds to their own head. Where laws can’t stomp on freedom of speech, automatons rule other automatons via political correctness and social acceptance.

  3. Dieter Zetsche:

    Even if autonomous cars are 10 times safer than those driven by humans, it takes one spectacular incident to make it much harder to win widespread acceptance.

  4. William James:

    Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

  5. Jennifer Louden:

    I define comfort as self-acceptance. When we finally learn that self-care begins and ends with ourselves, we no longer demand sustenance and happiness from others.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#617offer
#1138bid
#2187acceptance
#2629proposal
#8738proposition
#11260rejection
#18638overture

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