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Noun: rejection  ri'jek-shun
  1. The act of rejecting something
    "his proposals were met with rejection"
  2. The state of being rejected
  3. (medicine) an immunological response that refuses to accept substances or organisms that are recognized as foreign
    "rejection of the transplanted liver"
  4. The speech act of rejecting

Derived forms: rejections

Type of: act, deed, human action, human activity, organic phenomenon, situation, speech act, state of affairs

Antonym: acceptance

Encyclopedia: Rejection