Definitions

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  • adjective Having a tendency to reject the plans or proposals of others
  • noun Such a person or organization

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Examples

  • First, and foremost, yes, the rejectionist is the new cool.

    Rejectionist is the New Cool

  • Now - as a 'rejectionist' - how do YOU interpret it?

    How to Reject a Rejectionist

  • They say that no Palestinian who killed Israelis, no Palestinians belonging to the so-called rejectionist groups, Islamic Jihad, Hamas and the like, will be released in this first stage until peacemaking has gone much further down the road.

    CNN Transcript Jul 6, 2003

  • The "rejectionist" atmosphere also welcomed radical proposals that conflict with fundamental tenets of American society, which were marketed as dramatic departures from the status quo and a means to limit the scope of government.

    Bradford Kane: The Tea Party's Four Themes and Their Antidotes for the November Election

  • The "rejectionist" atmosphere also welcomed radical proposals that conflict with fundamental tenets of American society, which were marketed as dramatic departures from the status quo and a means to limit the scope of government.

    Bradford Kane: The Tea Party's Four Themes and Their Antidotes for the November Election

  • Assad's sense of himself as the anti-Sadat, the natural leader of the "rejectionist" front that would never come to terms with the legitimacy of Israel's existence, cannot be understood without reference to the peculiarities of Syria's domestic politics.

    The Syria Temptation

  • That Hezbollah, with its Iranian connection, with its connections to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, are advancing a version of Islam, which is basically and fundamentally anti-Western, anti-Israel, and seeks to establish the kind of rejectionist hold on the region.

    CNN Transcript Jul 14, 2006

  • Predictably, Israel and the US voted in the minority obstructing the application of international law and sticking with decades of willful "rejectionist" policies.

    The Case for a Nuclear Iran

  • It turned out that an Iranian group, a kind of rejectionist group, actually exposed the Iranian uranium-enrichment facility at Natanz.

    CNN Transcript Sep 12, 2004

  • As a progressive third world movement that has emerged from and inspired many 'social movements' we are also concerned by the 'rejectionist' tendencies of some in the emerging global movement.

    ANC STATEMENT TO THE GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM OF THE WORLD SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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