What does rejection mean?

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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

Wiktionary

  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

    Etymology: [L. rejectio: cf. F. rjection.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce rejection?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say rejection in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rejection in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rejection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of rejection in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Sessions:

    Too many politicians and pundits here in America have been woefully oblivious to, or in some cases complicit in, what is going on around us, the failed European Union experiment, and Great Britain’s rejection of it, must serve as a wake-up call for all of us in America.

  2. 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.

  3. Emilia Salach:

    Every misfit in a flock is more exposed to rejection and harm ... We can see already it hasn't been accepted yet by most of our little penguin family.

  4. Sanjay Kulkarni:

    The longer people are on dialysis before they have a transplant, the worse their survival, 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.

  5. Millie Bobby Brown:

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

Images & Illustrations of rejection

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