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Definition:
  • the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection";
  • the speech act of rejecting;
  • (medicine) an immunological response that refuses to accept substances or organisms that are recognized as foreign; "rejection of the transplanted liver";
  • the state of being rejected;

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    Hyponyms: brush-off, avoidance, turning away, shunning, dodging, abandonment, forsaking, desertion, renunciation, forgoing, forswearing, nonacceptance, turndown, banishment, proscription, displacement, repudiation, rebuff, snub, repulse, short shrift, summary treatment, apostasy, defection, disfavor, disfavour, excommunication, exclusion, censure, reprobation

     

    Derivational Morphology: refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline, disapprove

     

    Anagrams: introject

     

     
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