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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REJECT'ED, pp. Thrown away; cast off; refused; slighted.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: rebuffed (by a lover) without warning; "jilted at the altar" [syn: jilted, rejected, spurned]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Reject Re*ject" (r?-j?kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rejected; p. pr. & vb. n. Rejecting.] [L. rejectus, p. p. of reicere, rejicere; pref. re- re- + jacere to throw: cf. F. rejeter, formerly also spelt rejecter. See Jet a shooting forth.] 1. To cast from one; to throw away; to discard. Therefore all this exercise of hunting . . . the Utopians have rejected to their butchers. --Robynson (More's Utopia). Reject me not from among thy children. --Wisdom ix. 4. 2. To refuse to receive or to acknowledge; to decline haughtily or harshly; to repudiate. That golden scepter which thou didst reject. --Milton. Because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me. --Hos. iv. 6. 3. To refuse to grant; as, to reject a prayer or request. Syn: To repel; renounce; discard; rebuff; refuse; decline.

Moby Thesaurus

abandoned, belied, cast-off, castaway, confounded, confuted, contemned, declined, declined with thanks, deflated, denied, derelict, despised, disapproved, discarded, discounted, discredited, disdained, dismissed, disowned, disproved, disputed, excepted, excluded, exploded, exposed, forsaken, forsworn, ignored, impugned, invalidated, jilted, loveless, lovelorn, negated, negatived, not considered, outcast, outside the gates, outside the pale, overthrown, overturned, punctured, rebuffed, refused, refuted, renounced, repudiated, repulsed, scouted, shown up, spurned, unbeloved, uncherished, unloved, upset



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