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1. rejection

noun. ['rɪˈdʒɛkʃən, riːˈdʒɛkʃən'] the act of rejecting something.

Synonyms

  • dodging
  • shunning
  • displacement
  • banishment
  • forgoing
  • human action
  • turndown
  • act
  • forswearing
  • proscription
  • renunciation
  • desertion
  • nonacceptance
  • human activity
  • turning away
  • deed
  • abandonment
  • brush-off
  • avoidance

Antonyms

  • inclusion
  • activity
  • inactivity
  • behave

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Rhymes with Rejection

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection
  • injection

How do you pronounce rejection?

Pronounce rejection as rɪˈʤɛkʃən.

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Sentences with rejection


1. Noun, singular or mass
Make sure to check every line with either yes, no or unknown to avoid form rejection.

Quotes about rejection


1. Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?'Jace said, "Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself."..."At least,"she said, "you don't have to worry about rejection, Jace Wayland.""Not necessarily. I turn myself down occasionally, just to keep it interesting.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. I think I've always been somebody, since the deaths of my father and brother, who was afraid to hope. So, I was more prepared for failure and for rejection than for success.
- Amy Tan

3. The rejection that we all take and the sadness and the aggravation and the loss of jobs and all of the things that we live through in our lives, without a sense of humor, I don't know how people make it.
- Marlo Thomas

2. rejection

noun. ['rɪˈdʒɛkʃən, riːˈdʒɛkʃən'] the state of being rejected.

Synonyms

  • reprobation
  • renunciation
  • disfavor
  • apostasy
  • defection
  • state of affairs
  • excommunication
  • situation
  • disfavour
  • censure

Antonyms

  • disequilibrium
  • equilibrium
  • praise
  • approbation

3. rejection

noun. ['rɪˈdʒɛkʃən, riːˈdʒɛkʃən'] the speech act of rejecting.

Synonyms

  • speech act
  • repudiation
  • short shrift
  • rebuff
  • summary treatment
  • snub
  • repulse

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • overact
  • underact
  • fail

4. rejection

noun. ['rɪˈdʒɛkʃən, riːˈdʒɛkʃən'] (medicine) an immunological response that refuses to accept substances or organisms that are recognized as foreign.

Antonyms

  • exclusion
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