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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “rebuff”

rebuff

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈbʌf/ formal
to refuse to accept a helpful suggestion or offer from someone, often by answering in an unfriendly way
粗暴拒絕;生硬拒絕;斷然拒絕
She rebuffed all suggestions that she should resign.
她斷然拒絕了所有勸她辭職的建議。
Refusing and rejecting
rebuff
 
 
noun [C]
Her desperate request for help was met with a rebuff.
她在絕境中求助,卻遭到了粗暴的拒絕。
Refusing and rejecting
(Definition of rebuff from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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