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rebuff

see definition of rebuff
  • nounturning away; ignoring
  • verbturn away; give the cold shoulder
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Synonyms for rebuff

noun turning away; ignoring
  • rebuke
  • rejection
  • reprimand
  • snub
  • check
  • cut
  • defeat
  • denial
  • discouragement
  • insult
  • nix
  • opposition
  • refusal
  • repulse
  • slight
  • turndown
  • brushoff
  • cold shoulder
  • go-by
  • hard time
  • kick in the teeth
  • nothing doing
  • thumbs down

Antonyms for rebuff

  • praise
  • approval
  • compliment
  • inclusion
  • welcome
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to rebuff

barb

noun. pointed comment
  • affront
  • criticism
  • cut
  • dig
  • gibe
  • insult
  • rebuff
  • sarcasm
  • scoff
  • sneer

brush aside/brush off

verb. ignore; refuse

brush off

verb. ignore

brush off

noun. dismissal

brushed aside

verb. ignore; refuse

brushed off

verb. ignore
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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