Definition of Rebuffs

1. Noun. (plural of rebuff) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of rebuff) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rebuffs

1. rebuff [v] - See also: rebuff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rebuffs

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rebroadcasts
rebrobate
rebroke
rebroken
rebs
rebud
rebuff
rebuffed
rebuffer
rebuffered
rebuffering
rebuffers
rebuffing
rebuffingly
rebuffs (current term)
rebuild
rebuildable
rebuilded
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rebuilders
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rebuilds
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rebukable
rebuked
rebukeful
rebuker
rebukers

Literary usage of Rebuffs

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1. Some Great Leaders in the World Movement by Robert Elliott Speer (1911)
"... but, thank God, my spiritual nature rules, and I can, when exposed to rebuffs, fall back on that spiritual nature and be comforted. ..."

2. Little Visits with Great Americans: Or, Success Ideals and how to Attain Them by Orison Swett Marden (1904)
"... XXXII rebuffs and Disappointments Fail to Repress a Great Cartoonist's Genius. ... rebuffs ..."

3. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1864)
"vernment was inclined to give, and, in the eagerness of their clamour, they lost both dignity and reputation.101 They were exposed to mortifying rebuffs, ..."

4. An Englishman in Paris: (notes and Recollections). by Albert Dresden Vandam (1892)
"... his views—The engaged couple feel very uncomfortable—Negotiations to organize the Empress's future household—rebuffs— Louis-Napoleon's retorts—Mdlle. de ..."

5. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1890)
"rebuffs, and their true position being soon known, weakened their influence at home, among a people already prepared to throw off their authority. ..."

6. Norway by Beatrix Jungman (1905)
"Politeness on the part of the traveller is such a necessity that the guide-books mention it. The domineering tourist will meet with difficulties and rebuffs ..."

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