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rejected

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

left unoccupied or unused
  • picked up the rejected toy to see what was wrong with it

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rejected

verb
past tense of reject

Synonyms & Antonyms of rejected (Entry 2 of 2)

3 to get rid of as useless or unwanted
  • sorted through the nuts and rejected any that had cracked shells or were shattered

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The first known use of rejected was in 1567

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“Rejected.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rejected. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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