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re·jec·tion

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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

Wiktionary

  1. rejectionnoun

    The act of rejecting.

  2. rejectionnoun

    The state of being rejected.

  3. rejectionnoun

    a blocked shot

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rejectionnoun

    act of rejecting, or state of being rejected

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

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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. George Brauchler:

    One strong holdout? That's not a resounding rejection of the death penalty.

  2. 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.

  3. Mitch Prinstein:

    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.

  4. Thomas Huxley:

    Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.

  5. David Gushee:

    All across Christianity, we see the dominoes falling of abandoning the historic stigma and rejection of gay people and gay relationships.

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