English version

rejection

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrejectionre‧jec‧tion /rɪˈdʒekʃən/ ●●○ AWL noun  1 [countable, uncountable] the act of not accepting, believing in, or agreeing with something opp acceptancerejection of What are the reasons for his rejection of the theory?2 [countable, uncountable] the act of not accepting someone for a job, school etc opp acceptance They sent me a rejection letter.3 [uncountable] a situation in which someone stops giving you love or attention He was left with a feeling of rejection and loss.
Examples from the Corpus
rejectionThen a rejection letter arrived from Streatham branch - because he wasn't a union member.The tests reported in table 3.1 may be insufficiently powerful to allow rejection.Much that appears as rejection of the legitimacy of the state is in fact quite the reverse.He faced rejection after rejection before finding a job.Neither rejection, protest nor availability prepares us for the demands which celibacy is making on us nowadays.As Kate was terrified of rejection, she never had an honest relationship with a lover.Miranda was puzzled and humiliated by Adam's rejection.Eugenie's rejection of Vincent had a profound impact on his work.Acceptance of criticism leads to high standards, rejection of substandard performance.Everyone he had shown it to had described it as brilliant, and by all accounts it was; rejection hurt.rejection ofI think a rejection of their bid at this stage is unlikely.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Word of the day luck out to be lucky