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1. rejected

adjective. ['rɪˈdʒɛktɪd, riːˈdʒɛktəd, riːˈdʒɛktɪd'] rebuffed (by a lover) without warning.

Synonyms

  • unloved
  • spurned

Antonyms

  • wanted
  • best-loved
  • preferent

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Words that Rhyme with Rejected

  • interconnected
  • disrespected
  • unsuspected
  • unprotected
  • unexpected
  • misdirected
  • disconnected
  • uninfected
  • undetected
  • unconnected
  • uncollected
  • reconnected
  • recollected
  • interjected
  • disaffected
  • unelected
  • uncorrected
  • unaffected
  • suspected
  • subjected
  • resurrected
  • respected
  • reflected
  • reelected
  • redirected
  • neglected
  • intersected
  • inspected
  • expected
  • deflected

Example sentences of the word rejected


1. Verb, past participle
If your claim is rejected, you can ask to file suit in state court against the government entity.

2. Verb, past tense
Modernism rejected conventional truths and figures of authority, and modernists moved away from religion.

Quotes containing the word rejected


1. Never can the innate power of a work be hidden or locked away. A work of art can be forgotten by time; it can be forbidden and rejected but the elemental will always prevail over the ephemeral.
- Stefan Zweig

2. To be rejected by someone doesn't mean you should also reject yourself or that you should think of yourself as a lesser person. It doesn't mean that nobody will ever love you anymore. Remember that only ONE person has rejected you at the moment, and it only hurt so much because to you, that person's opinion symbolized the opinion of the whole world, of God.
- Jocelyn Soriano, Mend My Broken Heart

3. Most painting in the European tradition was painting the mask. Modern art rejected all that. Our subject matter was the person behind the mask.
- Robert Motherwell

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