(adj.) = rejected. Ex: Then there are those children made to think themselves failures because of the hammer-blow terms like dull, backward, retarded, underprivileged, disadvantaged, handicapped, less able, slow, rejected, remedial, reluctant, disturbed. (v.) = deny ; turn down ; overrule ; reject ; refuse ; give + Nombre + the thumbs down. Ex: Borrower records may be marked so that charge-out privileges will be denied except when special permission from the librarian is given. Ex: Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down. Ex: President Eisenhower overruled some of his military commanders in summer 1958, ordering them not to use nuclear weapons against China. Ex: Any reliance on principles alone is rejected, and an attempt is made to codify experience. Ex: If not, it displays an error message and refuses to allow you start the requested function. Ex: Ultimately these guys are professionals and can tell you whether the property as a whole should be given the thumbs up or down.