Definitions for rejection

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rejection(noun)

    the act of rejecting something

    "his proposals were met with rejection"

  2. rejection(noun)

    the state of being rejected

  3. rejection(noun)

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

    "rejection of the transplanted liver"

  4. rejection(noun)

    the speech act of rejecting

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. rejection(noun)ɪˈdʒɛkt; n. ˈri dʒɛkt

    ≠ acceptance

    rejection of the proposal; a rejection of capitalism

  2. rejectionɪˈdʒɛkt; n. ˈri dʒɛkt

    when sb's application is not accepted, or a letter stating this

    a letter of rejection; Rejections are a part of the job search process.

  3. rejectionɪˈdʒɛkt; n. ˈri dʒɛkt

    refusal to give love or attention

    a fear of rejection


  1. rejection(Noun)

    The act of rejecting.

  2. rejection(Noun)

    The state of being rejected.

  3. rejection(Noun)

    a blocked shot

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rejection(noun)

    act of rejecting, or state of being rejected

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rejection' in Nouns Frequency: #2315

Translations for rejection

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(an) act of rejecting.

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