Despite all these losses, though, no one talked about a rejection of the Kennedy legacy.
That rejection was aimed both at the international body and at U.S. leadership.
It also demands the rejection of “Sharia Islam” which it labels a form of “totalitarian control.”
I was dejected and rejected yet again by someone who cashed my checks to tell me how to deal with dejection and rejection.
That judgment and teaching about LGBT people is the basis for discrimination, rejection and violence the world over.
He made an argument substantially on my lines, and procured the rejection of the proposition.
You will ask how it happens that demand and rejection are both on the same sheet of paper.
Whatever evils may follow a rejection of the treaty, they will not attend a postponement.
I have drawn a blank in life's lottery, by the rejection of Le Gardeur for his sake!
The bar-keeper, unperturbed by this rejection, called into the tube behind him, "One Welsh rabbit."
1550s, from French réjection (16c.) or directly from Latin reiectionem (nominative reiectio) "act of throwing back," noun of action from past participle stem of reicere (see reject). In 19c., it also could mean "excrement." Medical transplant sense is from 1954. In the psychological sense, relating to parenting, from 1931.
rejection re·jec·tion (rĭ-jěk'shən)
The act of rejecting or the state of being rejected.
The failure of a recipient's body to accept a transplanted tissue or organ as the result of immunological incompatability; immunological resistance to foreign tissue.
Note: Rejection is the most serious problem faced in surgery involving organ transplants. Drugs are used to suppress the immune system after organ transplant in order to prevent the rejection of and eventual death of the transplanted tissue.