rejected

[ verb ri-jekt; noun ree-jekt ]SEE DEFINITION OF rejected

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All pursuits that serve to connect the soul with the world whence it came are rejected.

It will not be sufficient that the rash counsels of human passion are rejected.

He had given back to her the gift of life, which she had rejected.

The night before, he had proposed to a girl and had been rejected.

"Cheer up, Mary, for I seek to comfort you," answered the rejected lover.

What other false doctrine besides these two is to be rejected?

Is the true doctrine to be rejected because we do not understand it?

She was entirely deaf to his offers, and rejected them with the utmost disdain.

And the next day Perrin told me that my proposal was rejected.

Steam, in all its applications, was argued against and rejected; yet it has prevailed.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Old French rejecter and directly from Latin reiectus, past participle of reiectare "throw away, cast away, vomit," frequentative of reicere "to throw back," from re- "back" (see re-) + -icere, comb. form of iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Related: Rejected; rejecting.

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