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Meaning of REJECTION

Pronunciation:  ri'jekshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection"
  2. [n]  the speech act of rejecting
  3. [n]  (medicine) immunological response that refuses to accept substances or organisms that are recognized as foreign; "rejection of the transplanted liver"
  4. [n]  the state of being rejected

REJECTION is a 9 letter word that starts with R.


 Antonyms: acceptance
 See Also: abandonment, act, apostasy, avoidance, banishment, brush-off, censure, defection, desertion, disfavor, disfavour, displacement, dodging, exclusion, excommunication, forgoing, forsaking, forswearing, human action, human activity, nonacceptance, organic phenomenon, proscription, rebuff, renunciation, renunciation, renunciation, reprobation, repudiation, repulse, short shrift, shunning, situation, snub, speech act, state of affairs, summary treatment, turndown, turning away



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*jec"tion\ (r?-j?k"sh?n), n. [L. rejectio: cf. F.
Act of rejecting, or state of being rejected.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Refusal to accept, as with a transplanted organ.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are rejecting something indicates that there are feelings or situations that you want to be rid of. Alternatively, you may be refusing to accept a situation that is being imposed and forced upon you. Dreaming that you are being rejected means a lack of self-worth and alienation of others.