View definitions for rebuffing


Discover More

Example Sentences

Most of the commanders who strategize about rebuffing the riot police raids are veterans of the 1979-89 war in Afghanistan.

Before settling in Washington, Scott made headlines by rebuffing an offer to join the Congressional Black Caucus.

Franzen, with his comments, essentially rejected Oprah, a woman wholly unused to public rebuffing.

For a moment or two the young painter thought of refusing this present, but he was afraid of rebuffing Lise too cruelly.

In captivity such females usually took the offensive in attacking or rebuffing any other voles confined with them.

I nodded; rebuffing his attentive eyes I stuffed the envelope into my pantaloons pocket.

They raised him from the ground, and as soon as he was on his feet he went tottering off, rebuffing all attempts at assistance.

But though possessed of both, he proved one of those ill-fated beings whom failure never tires of rebuffing.


Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for muddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rebuffing, such as: ignore, refuse, spurn, rebuke, snub, and repudiate.

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