REJECTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of REJECTION
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 n.  act of refusing to accept, use, or believe someone or something
Classic Sentence: (49 in 4 pages)
1  Moreover, the recollection of the rejection and the part he had played in the affair tortured him with shame.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 12
2  And with these memories was now ranged his rejection and the pitiful position in which he must have appeared to others that evening.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 12
3  The humiliation of his rejection stung him to the heart, as though it were a fresh wound he had only just received.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 17
4  To Ethan there was something vaguely ominous in this stolid rejection of free food and warmth, and he wondered what had happened on the drive to nerve Jotham to such stoicism.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VI
5  An understanding of what such domination would mean, and of the disadvantages accruing from her rejection of it, was brought home to Lily with increasing clearness during the early weeks of the winter.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
6  Hurriedly turning, with averted face, he descended into his cabin, leaving the strange captain transfixed at this unconditional and utter rejection of his so earnest suit.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 128. The Pequod Meets The Rachel.
7  Nature seemed to me benign and good; I thought she loved me, outcast as I was; and I, who from man could anticipate only mistrust, rejection, insult, clung to her with filial fondness.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
8  He now understood for the first time all the cruelty of his rejection of her, the cruelty of his rupture with her.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
9  He would feel himself forsaken; his love rejected: he would suffer; perhaps grow desperate.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
10  She had obtained private intelligence that Mr. Darcy did not wish for cards; and Mr. Hurst soon found even his open petition rejected.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
11  She was busily searching through the neighbourhood for a proper situation for her daughter, and, without knowing or considering what their income might be, rejected many as deficient in size and importance.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 50
12  Miss Cathy rejected the peace-offering of the terrier, and demanded her own dogs, Charlie and Phoenix.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
13  She placed a cushion under his head, and offered him some water; he rejected the latter, and tossed uneasily on the former, as if it were a stone or a block of wood.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
14  He makes a proposal of much advantage to the king, which is rejected.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
15  For a moment she considered asking him to lend her three hundred dollars, but wearily she rejected the idea.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
Example Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
16  Any attempt to discuss the issue of human rights was rejected as an unwarranted interference in the country's internal affairs.
17  We rejected the acquisitiveness of our parents' generation.
18  She was rejected by her peer group.
19  Sarah rejected her brother's offer of help.
20  The prime minister rejected any idea of reforming the system.
21  She rejected his offer of marriage.
22  They rejected a demand for the removal of all nuclear weapons from UK soil.
23  It baffled me that he rejected my offer.
24  Every piece is closely scrutinised, and if there is the slightest blemish on it, it is rejected.
25  It was an ill-researched product that consumers rightly rejected.
26  She firmly rejected the suggestion that she had lied to Parliament.
27  Some scientists have rejected evolutionary theory.
28  He's called for an end to the campaign of violence in order to pave the way for a resumption of the peace process, but the militants have rejected his strategy.
29  When I rejected that as nonsense, he accused me of being touchy.
30  Though the ad writers came up with an original way to publicize the product, the head office rejected it for a more prosaic, ordinary slogan.