Synonyms for rebuff

Synonyms for (noun) rebuff

Synonyms: rebuff, slight

Definition: a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)

Similar words: discourtesy, offence, offense, offensive activity

Definition: a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others

Synonyms: repulse, rebuff, snub

Definition: an instance of driving away or warding off

Similar words: rejection

Definition: the speech act of rejecting

Synonyms for (verb) rebuff

Synonyms: snub, repel, rebuff

Definition: reject outright and bluntly

Usage: She snubbed his proposal

Similar words: freeze off, scorn, spurn, reject, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down

Definition: reject with contempt

Usage: She spurned his advances

Synonyms: fight off, rebuff, repel, repulse, drive back

Definition: force or drive back

Usage: repel the attacker; fight off the onslaught; rebuff the attack

Similar words: fight, fight back, fight down, oppose, defend

Definition: fight against or resist strongly

Usage: The senator said he would oppose the bill; Don't fight it!

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