Rejected - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈdʒektəd|  American pronunciation of the word rejected
Brit.  |rɪˈdʒektɪd|  British pronunciation of the word rejected
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto reject
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto reject

adjective

- rebuffed (by a lover) without warning (syn: jilted, spurned)

Examples

They accepted some applications and rejected others.

Investigators rejected the theory that the death was accidental.

After much discussion of the plan, the idea was rejected entirely.

My teacher rejected my excuse for being late.

The committee rejected my proposal.

The produce inspector rejected several crates of berries that had begun to grow mold.

We rejected 5 of the 10 job applicants right away.

The plan was rejected as too extreme.

Other chemists rejected his hypothesis.

The other company rejected their proposition.

...dozens of new songs were auditioned and rejected...

...by the end of the 20th century many countries around the world had rejected despotism in favor of democracy...

He rejected their offer with a tone of haughty disdain.

He rejected the orthodoxies of the scientific establishment.

The patient's body rejected the transplant.

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