rejection noun

ADJ. blanket, outright, total, wholesale | deliberate

VERB + REJECTION fear Children who have had bad experiences fear rejection. | risk | cope with, take It takes a very buoyant personality to cope with constant rejection.

REJECTION + NOUN letter, slip a publisher's rejection slip

PREP. ~ by the rejection of the child by its mother

PHRASES fear of rejection, feelings of rejection, the rejection of an idea/a proposal/a theory