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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 ?
You will not take it amiss if I express my strong disapproval of your allowing yourself, on any pretense whatever, to be mixed up for the future with your sister's proceedings.
With her sensitive nature all disapproval had weight, even the disapproval of those for whose opinions she had scant respect.
Then, without premeditation, we may express our disapproval of such a turn by getting up from our seats and leaving the theatre for a promenade and a breath of fresh air outside, coming back, when the turn is over, to enjoy the rest of the programme.
It is perhaps the last instance of a Pretender's adventure for a Crown that History will have to record with the usual grave moral disapproval tinged by a shamefaced regret for the departing romance.
I could not stomach his weakness, and he saw my disapproval.
And later, on a sleepless pillow, she puzzled, as she had often puzzled of late, as to how it was that she loved so strange a man, and loved him despite the disapproval of her people.
He endeavored, in a general way, to express a particular disapproval, and only succeeded in arousing the ire and opposition of his father-in-law.
My elder companion, the next moment, at any rate, blotted out everything but her own flushed face and her loud, shocked protest, a burst of high disapproval.
Pierre recalled how Helene had smilingly expressed disapproval of Dolokhov's living at their house, and how cynically Dolokhov had praised his wife's beauty to him and from that time till they came to Moscow had not left them for a day.
The house itself is in tolerably good condition, though badly weather-stained and in dire need of attention from the glazier, the smaller male population of the region having attested in the manner of its kind its disapproval of dwelling without dwellers.
And of all the excited performers-elect none was so excited as Anne Shirley, who threw herself into the undertaking heart and soul, hampered as she was by Marilla's disapproval.
The adjutant-general expressed his disapproval of races.