Antonyms of noun acceptance

1 of 7 senses of acceptance

Sense 3
acceptance -- (the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club")
       Antonym of rejection (Sense 2)
      => rejection -- (the state of being rejected)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun acceptance

7 senses of acceptance

Sense 1
credence, acceptance -- (the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true; "he gave credence to the gossip"; "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years")
       => attitude, mental attitude -- (a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun")

Sense 2
adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal -- (the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance")
       => blessing, approval, approving -- (the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person")

Sense 3
acceptance -- (the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club")
       => situation, state of affairs -- (the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt)

Sense 4
acceptance -- ((contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract))
       => assent, acquiescence -- (agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly")

Sense 5
acceptance, banker's acceptance -- (banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank)
       => draft, bill of exchange, order of payment -- (a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another)

Sense 6
toleration, acceptance, sufferance -- (a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace")
       => permissiveness, tolerance -- (a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior)

Sense 7
acceptance -- (the act of taking something that is offered; "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer")
       => acquisition -- (the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another")

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