from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun plural Objects or parts rejected from a collection, as the coarse and least desirable fibers of a fiber-plant.
  • noun The act of rejecting, of throwing off or away, or of casting off or forsaking; refusal to accept or grant: as, the rejection of what is worthless; the rejection of a request.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Act of rejecting, or state of being rejected.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of rejecting.
  • noun The state of being rejected.
  • noun sports a blocked shot

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the state of being rejected
  • noun the act of rejecting something
  • noun (medicine) an immunological response that refuses to accept substances or organisms that are recognized as foreign
  • noun the speech act of rejecting


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