mental rejection

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mental rejection doubt about the truth of something
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Usage

In literature:

Mental habits count for more in politics than do the acceptance or rejection of creeds or evidences.
"Human Nature In Politics" by Graham Wallas
Or have you offered yourself and been rejected on the grounds of mental deficiency?
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, May 30, 1917" by Various
Would you mind telling me the mental process by which you rejected my offer?
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
The science we study is truly Divine, They only reject it who are mentally blind.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, June 1887" by Various
His rejecting the Bible is the natural inevitable result of the peculiar mental constitution which God gave him.
"The Calvinistic Doctrine of Predestination Examined and Refuted" by Francis Hodgson
Consequently I mentally rejected the facts as impossible.
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
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In news:

The Indiana Court of Appeals rejected a man's argument that he could not have been detained in the hospital for mental health reasons before an application for detention was filed, which occurred after facility security guards restrained him.
It seems the Nebraska Department of Environ-mental Quality rejected the original proposed pipeline path through Nebraska.
The New York Legislature has unexpectedly rejected a Pataki administration plan to make short-term improvements at adult homes for the mentally ill, instead turning over most of the proposed money to the homes' operators.
HOUSTON—A federal appeals court has rejected an East Texas inmate's claims that he's mentally impaired and ineligible for execution.
A federal appeals court has rejected an East Texas inmate's claims that he's mentally impaired and ineligible for execution.
A Texas man convicted of killing a police informant two decades ago was executed Tuesday evening after the US Supreme Court rejected arguments that he was too mentally impaired to qualify for the death penalty.
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