rejection

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denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief abnegation
religion on the basis that there is no proof that God exists, rejection of agnosticism
tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft allograft , homograft
rejection of moral and religious values anarchism , nihilism
religion on the basis of disbelief in the existence of God or gods, rejection of atheism
immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ azathioprine , Imuran
rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone banishment , proscription
curt or disdainful rejection brush-off
rejection as false disbelief
rejection of belief disbelief , unbelief
analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives elimination , reasoning by elimination
French composer noted for his experimentalism and rejection of Romanticism (1866-1925) Erik Alfred Leslie Satie , Erik Satie , Satie
influential German philosopher remembered for his concept of the superman and for his rejection of Christian values; considered, along with Kierkegaard, to be a founder of existentialism (1844-1900) Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche , Nietzsche
lowering the body's normal immune response to invasion by foreign substances; can be deliberate (as in lowering the immune response to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ) or incidental (as a side effect of radiotherapy or chemotherapy for cancer) immunosuppression
transplants, drug for preventing rejection of immunosuppressive
British immunologist (born in Brazil) who studied tissue transplants and discovered that the rejection of grafts was an immune response (1915-1987) Medawar , Peter Medawar , Sir Peter Brian Medawar
evidence proving that you are not who you say you are not; evidence establishing that you are not among a group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to rejection negative identification
rejection of all moral and religious beliefs nihilism
someone who presents something to another for acceptance or rejection offerer , offeror
proposal offered for acceptance or rejection proffer , proposition , suggestion
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