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dis·ap·prov·al

 (dĭs′ə-pro͞o′vəl)
n.
The act of disapproving; condemnation or censure.

disapproval

(ˌdɪsəˈpruːvəl)
n
the act or a state or feeling of disapproving; censure; condemnation

dis•ap•prov•al

(ˌdɪs əˈpru vəl)

n.
the act or state of disapproving; a condemnatory feeling, look, or utterance; censure.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disapproval - a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doingdisapproval - a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing
dislike - a feeling of aversion or antipathy; "my dislike of him was instinctive"
approval - a feeling of liking something or someone good; "although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval"
2.disapproval - the expression of disapproval
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
condemnation, disapprobation - an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable; "his uncompromising condemnation of racism"
criticism, unfavorable judgment - disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings; "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"
discouragement - the expression of opposition and disapproval
commendation, approval - a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
3.disapproval - an inclination to withhold approval from some person or groupdisapproval - an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
inclination, tendency, disposition - an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; "he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict"
doghouse - an idiomatic term for being in disfavor; "in the doghouse"
reprobation - severe disapproval
4.disapproval - the act of disapproving or condemning
judgment, assessment, judgement - the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
dispraise, disparagement - the act of speaking contemptuously of
condemnation - (law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)
branding, stigmatisation, stigmatization - the act of stigmatizing
approval, approving, blessing - the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"

disapproval

noun displeasure, criticism, objection, condemnation, dissatisfaction, censure, reproach, denunciation, deprecation, disapprobation, stick (slang) His action had been greeted with almost universal disapproval.

disapproval

noun
Unfavorable opinion or judgment:
Translations
إسْتِنْكار، إسْتِهْجان، عَدَم اسْتِحْسان
nesouhlas
misbilligelsemodviljeuvilje
rosszallás
vanòóknun
neodobravanje
onaylamamauygun bulmama

disapproval

[ˌdɪsəˈpruːvəl] Ndesaprobación f
she pursed her lips in disapprovalfrunció los labios en un gesto de desaprobación

disapproval

[ˌdɪsəˈpruːvəl] n (of person, behaviour, plan, decision)désapprobation f
a chorus of disapproval → une très forte désapprobation
to meet with disapproval → être désapprouvé(e)

disapproval

nMissbilligung f; murmur of disapprovalmissbilligendes Gemurmel

disapproval

[dɪsəˈpruːvl] ndisapprovazione f

disapprove

(disəˈpruːv) verb
to have an unfavourable opinion (of). Her mother disapproved of her behaviour.
ˌdisapˈproval noun
She frowned to show her disapproval.
ˌdisapˈproving adjective
a disapproving look.
ˌdisapˈprovingly adverb
References in classic literature ?
Then there had been the pleasurable excitement of choosing a showy grey stepper for May's brougham (the Wellands had given the carriage), and the abiding occupation and interest of arranging his new library, which, in spite of family doubts and disapprovals, had been carried out as he had dreamed, with a dark embossed paper, Eastlake book-cases and "sincere" arm-chairs and tables.
If they do not provide many approvals, but believe that criticism and sarcasm are effective behavior management tools, (an all too common belief), then a test phase of five approvals for every disapprovals will result in worse behavior (it won't) and their criticism and sarcasm will have justification.
However, as the evidence reviewed above suggests, praise is very powerful and only very small amounts of disapprovals are needed to keep the value of praise maximal, amounts so small that most will still deliver sufficient amounts of disapproval even while attempting to eliminate disapproval altogether.
In considering the top three ranked problems per application, those errors that accounted most frequently for disapprovals included methodological errors (25 deficiencies) and inadequate control of subject variables (25 deficiencies), followed closely by incorrect or inappropriate research design[24] and poor conceptualization of the problem/approach[21].
As will be discussed in the results of this study, this single deficiency accounts for a high percentage of disapprovals.
pilot program is not indicative of future customer utilization, and risks associated with our international expansion, including risks of regulatory delays or disapprovals, exposure to exchange rate fluctuations, difficulties with foreign distributors and weaker protection for intellectual property rights.
These three participants were chosen because they had emitted high rates of disapprovals and/or low rates of approvals during baseline.
In a replication of this study, Polirstok and Greer (1986) found significant increases in the number of social approvals and decreases in the number of disapprovals emitted for four 9th grade low achieving students when tokens were implemented with peer tutoring.
If no further disapprovals or comments result from the 15-day comment period, the standard moves forward and the disapproval and comments are included in the ballot summary throughout the rest of the process.
First, though, understand that ballot comments can come from approval votes, disapproval votes, and even from outside (non-voting) sources.
Thus approvals and disapprovals from fellow members may act as naturally occurring disciplining devices within a group (presumably creating different types of incentives), and as a result, one may expect lessening of the degree of opportunistic behavior in that group.
Some prominent examples of non-pecuniary instruments are social communication (approval and disapproval from coworkers), awards (medals, rings, plaque, etc.