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Moral disapproval; condemnation.


moral or social disapproval


(ˌdɪs æp rəˈbeɪ ʃən)

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disapprobation - an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable; "his uncompromising condemnation of racism"
disapproval - the expression of disapproval
animadversion, censure - harsh criticism or disapproval
demonisation, demonization - to represent as diabolically evil; "the demonization of our enemies"
approbation - official recognition or approval


Unfavorable opinion or judgment:
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The national struggle made it possible to transgress traditional boundaries, an act which otherwise would receive disapprobation.
Instead, what we have in some dismayingly large measure is disapprobation of the judges' act.
But instead of laughs what they got was the disapprobation from the media the next day leading to them publicly apologising to Kangana.
A significant part of the problem is this: In the supercharged atmosphere of Washington, a prospective Trump aide (and his or her spouse) can face intense professional and social disapprobation from being associated with the president.
Despite official disapprobation, rock 'n' roll was popular among Russians long before the breakup of the Soviet Union.
This is not to say that every instance of hate speech must silence its target, as clearly some instances of hate speech result in wide public disapprobation, or mobilise counter claims by targets and their allies.
and these were so far from shewing the least disapprobation that they instructed the girl how she should act her part.
In politics or wherever, just one inappropriate remark is all it takes to land you in a disapprobation sinkhole.
One is typically not thought to deserve a penalty, or even disapprobation, unless one has perpetrated a wrong (a rights violation) in a manner that is culpable.
While intergovernmental organizations in Latin America have been tepid in their disapprobation of Brazil's political crisis, social movements in Brazil have been active, staging protests in an attempt to show public support for Rousseff.
Dr Cetojevic had discerned this was the reason for Djokovic's struggles to breathe, leading to frequent mid-match collapses and earning him the nickname 'Djoker the choker' and disapprobation from his rivals.