disapproving


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Related to disapproving: puzzlement, disproving

dis·ap·prove

 (dĭs′ə-pro͞ov′)
v. dis·ap·proved, dis·ap·prov·ing, dis·ap·proves
v.tr.
1. To have an unfavorable opinion of; condemn.
2. To refuse to approve; reject.
v.intr.
To have an unfavorable opinion: disapproves of drinking.

dis′ap·prov′er n.
dis′ap·prov′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disapproving - expressing or manifesting disapproval
unfavorable, unfavourable - not encouraging or approving or pleasing; "unfavorable conditions"; "an unfavorable comparison"; "unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression"

disapproving

Translations
nesouhlasný
misbilligende
vanòóknunar-
nesúhlasný
onaylamayanuygun bulmayan

disapproving

[ˌdɪsəˈpruːvɪŋ] ADJ [look, glance] → de desaprobación

disapproving

[ˌdɪsəˈpruːvɪŋ] adj [glance, look, frown] → désapprobateur/trice, de désapprobation

disapproving

adj look, glance, personmissbilligend; to make disapproving noisessein Missfallen zum Ausdruck bringen; to be disapproving of somebody/somethingjdn/etw missbilligen

disapproving

[ˌdɪsəˈpruːvɪŋ] adjdi disapprovazione

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 ?
She never will behave like a young lady," sighed Meg, as she watched the race with a disapproving face.
She somehow felt like a confederate in crime, and tried to look severe and disapproving.
The Church, the nobles, and the gentry then turned one grand, all- disapproving frown upon them and shriveled them into sheep
The lowest, cruelest, and worst populace of a city, never without its quantity of low, cruel, and bad, were the directing spirits of the scene: noisily commenting, applauding, disapproving, anticipating, and precipitating the result, without a check.
Or a rogue," said Agatha, emphasizing the suggestion by a glitter of her eyes and teeth, whilst her schoolfellows, rather disapproving of her freedom, stood stiffly dumb.
The abbess only crossed herself, without approving or disapproving.
Pearson found it difficult to sustain their united and disapproving gaze, but Dorothy, whose mind was differently circumstanced, merely drew the boy closer to her, and faltered not in her approach.
Dinah had never said anything disapproving or reproachful to Hetty during her whole visit to the Hall Farm; she had talked to her a great deal in a serious way, but Hetty didn't mind that much, for she never listened: whatever Dinah might say, she almost always stroked Hetty's cheek after it, and wanted to do some mending for her.
And if it didn't, it would be enough for me that I strongly suspect you of disapproving of the affair.
Her spirits revived at the sight of the bright shop windows, and she lingered and stopped, admiring or disapproving of their contents, asking me what I thought of things, theorizing about prices.
The mayor assumed a stern, disapproving air, and his clerk looked up at the couple with malicious curiosity.
Miss Bartlett sedulously denied disapproving of any one, and added "I am afraid you are finding me a very depressing companion.