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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rejectionnoun

    the act of rejecting something

    "his proposals were met with rejection"


  2. rejectionnoun

    the state of being rejected


  3. rejectionnoun

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

    "rejection of the transplanted liver"


  4. rejectionnoun

    the speech act of rejecting


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rejectionnoun


  2. rejectionnoun

    declination, refusal, repudiation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rejectionnoun

    refusal, declination, rebuff, repulse, discarding, repudiation

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  1. Shamyra Howard:

    People really, physically feel rejection, for a lot of people, it's a safety measure for them, so they aren't feeling the pain that they are causing others.

  2. Millie Bobby Brown:

    I think I was just very disheartened by the rejection, which is something I tell everyone.

  3. Sanjay Kulkarni:

    So if you have a living donor, instead of waiting five years for a compatible donor, if you can get a transplant from an incompatible donor in a couple of months, this paper suggests that that is beneficial, despite the fact that they have a higher rate of rejection.

  4. Mitch Prinstein:

    Our species is uniquely and remarkably attuned to our social position because many years ago we relied on each other for safety, research now reveals that social rejection activates the same regions of the brain that are known to respond to physical pain, and also expresses dormant DNA to prepare our bodies for imminent injury. Unfortunately, this response is no longer necessary, so the expression of these genes leaves us more vulnerable to viral infections and more likely to suffer from inflammation-related illnesses.

  5. Desiree Fairooz:

    It was an immediate rejection of what I considered an outright lie or pure ignorance.

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    What is the synonym of Rebuke?
    • A. Catch
    • B. Take off
    • C. Scold
    • D. Bring out

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