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Wordnet 3.0


1. rebuffed (by a lover) without warning;
- Example: "jilted at the altar"
[syn: jilted, rejected, spurned]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Reject \Re*ject"\ (r?-j?kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rejected; p. pr. & vb. n. Rejecting.] [L. rejectus, p. p. of reicere, rejicere; pref. re- re- + jacere to throw: cf. F. rejeter, formerly also spelt rejecter. See Jet a shooting forth.] 1. To cast from one; to throw away; to discard. [1913 Webster] Therefore all this exercise of hunting . . . the Utopians have rejected to their butchers. --Robynson (More's Utopia). [1913 Webster] Reject me not from among thy children. --Wisdom ix. 4. [1913 Webster] 2. To refuse to receive or to acknowledge; to decline haughtily or harshly; to repudiate. [1913 Webster] That golden scepter which thou didst reject. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me. --Hos. iv. 6. [1913 Webster] 3. To refuse to grant; as, to reject a prayer or request. [1913 Webster] Syn: To repel; renounce; discard; rebuff; refuse; decline. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rejected adj 1: rebuffed (by a lover) without warning; "jilted at the altar" [syn: jilted, rejected, spurned]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

56 Moby Thesaurus words for "rejected": abandoned, belied, cast-off, castaway, confounded, confuted, contemned, declined, declined with thanks, deflated, denied, derelict, despised, disapproved, discarded, discounted, discredited, disdained, dismissed, disowned, disproved, disputed, excepted, excluded, exploded, exposed, forsaken, forsworn, ignored, impugned, invalidated, jilted, loveless, lovelorn, negated, negatived, not considered, outcast, outside the gates, outside the pale, overthrown, overturned, punctured, rebuffed, refused, refuted, renounced, repudiated, repulsed, scouted, shown up, spurned, unbeloved, uncherished, unloved, upset