Antonyms for non-acceptance

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-sep-tuh ns
Phonetic Transcription : ækˈsɛp təns

Definition of non-acceptance

Origin :
  • 1570s, from Middle French acceptance, from accepter (see accept). Earlier in same sense was acceptation (late 14c.).
  • As in nonconformity : noun belief, behavior different from most
  • As in refusal : noun denial of responsibility; unwillingness
  • As in traversal : noun denial
  • As in turndown : noun refusal
  • As in denial : noun dismissal, refusal of belief in
Example sentences :
  • At any rate it was the length which was assigned to her as a reason for non-acceptance.
  • Extract from : « Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle » by Clement K. Shorter
  • You are requested to signify your acceptance, or non-acceptance of this appointment.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States » by Raphael Semmes
  • Answers to royal invitations should be written in the third person, and reasons given for non-acceptance.
  • Extract from : « Manners and Rules of Good Society » by Anonymous
  • Indeed, disappointment at the non-acceptance of so many of his views by the world at large accentuated it.
  • Extract from : « Literary Celebrities of the English Lake-District » by Frederick Sessions
  • A reply to the invitation is a necessity, because the hostess wishes time, in case of non-acceptance, to secure another guest.
  • Extract from : « Social Life » by Maud C. Cooke
  • There is something very peculiar about the acceptance or non-acceptance of Pike's resignation.
  • Extract from : « The American Indian as Participant in the Civil War » by Annie Heloise Abel
  • If not accepted, it binds to punishment for disregard of it as a law, and the non-acceptance of it is a proposed covenant command.
  • Extract from : « The Ordinance of Covenanting » by John Cunningham
  • If the bill has been dishonoured by non-acceptance it may be “accepted for honour supra protest.”
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7 » by Various
  • In England, if a bill is dishonoured by non-acceptance, a right of action at once accrues to the holder.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7 » by Various
  • I want you, disgusted with the world's non-acceptance of you, to find consolation in my love.
  • Extract from : « Cleo The Magnificent » by Louis Zangwill

Synonyms for non-acceptance

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