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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rejection(noun)

    the act of rejecting something

    "his proposals were met with rejection"

    Antonyms:
    acceptance

  2. rejection(noun)

    the state of being rejected

    Antonyms:
    acceptance

  3. rejection(noun)

    (medicine) an immunological response that refuses to accept substances or organisms that are recognized as foreign

    "rejection of the transplanted liver"

    Antonyms:
    acceptance

  4. rejection(noun)

    the speech act of rejecting

    Antonyms:
    acceptance

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rejection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    exclusion

  2. rejection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    declination, refusal, repudiation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rejection(n)

    Synonyms:
    refusal, declination, rebuff, repulse, discarding, repudiation

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How to use rejection in a sentence?

  1. Tonatiuh Guillen:

    There's ... a government structure of bipolar migration policy, there are factors of attraction and rejection, and we're in the sandwich right now.

  2. Ray Bradbury:

    You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance.

  3. Richie Cunningham Jr.:

    The career of a working actor is essentially 95 percent rejection/failure, you audition over and over for different roles and land only some of them. You need to dust yourself off and get back on your feet daily. Being an entrepreneur has many of the same parallels. Success is always possible tomorrow.

  4. Lopez Obrador:

    We have to see the migrant as a human being who is seeking a better life, better conditions to work and risking everything, and we will never encourage this rejection of foreigners.

  5. Agnese Ortolani:

    The comedian capitalized on a broad rejection of the country's political elites and Mr Poroshenko's widespread unpopularity among the electorate, mr Zelenskiy's policy platform — beyond a focus on anti-corruption issues and a broad, pro-Western agenda — remains unclear.

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