disapprobation


disapprobation
I noun abhorrence, admonishment, adverse comment, animadversion, aspersion, ban, bar, caviling, censure, chiding, commination, complaint, condemnation, contumely, criticism, damnation, decrial, denouncement, denunciation, deprecation, depreciation, derogation, detraction, diatribe, disagreement, disapproval, discommendation, discontent, discountenance, disdain, disesteem, disfavor, dislike, disparagement, displeasure, dispraise, disrespect, dissatisfaction, dissent, dissidence, exclusion, excoriation, execration, expostulation, gainsaying, imputation, indictment, lamentation, negation, nonapproval, objection, objurgation, opposition, opprobrium, protest, protestation, rating, rebuke, rejection, remonstrance, remonstration, reprehension, reprimand, reproach, reproof, reproval, repudiation, repugnance, repugnancy, revilement, revulsion, scurrility, shunning, vilipendency, vitriol II index abandonment (repudiation), attaint, bad repute, charge (accusation), condemnation (blame), conflict, constraint (restriction), contempt (disdain), denunciation, disapproval, discredit, disdain, disgrace, dishonor (shame), disparagement, disqualification (rejection), dissatisfaction, exception (objection), ignominy, impugnation, infamy, negation, notoriety, objection, obloquy, opposition, opprobrium, outcry, reaction (opposition), refusal, rejection, renunciation, reprimand, reproach, scandal, stricture

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  • Disapprobation — Dis*ap pro*ba tion, n. [Pref. dis + approbation: cf. F. d[ e]sapprobation. Cf. {Disapprove}.] The act of disapproving; mental condemnation of what is judged wrong, unsuitable, or inexpedient; feeling of censure. We have ever expressed the most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disapprobation — 1640s; see DIS (Cf. dis ) + APPROBATION (Cf. approbation) …   Etymology dictionary

  • disapprobation — ► NOUN ▪ strong disapproval …   English terms dictionary

  • disapprobation — [dis΄ap΄rə bā′shən] n. disapproval …   English World dictionary

  • Disapprobation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disapprobation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disapprobation disapprobation disapproval Sgm: N 1 improbation improbation Sgm: N 1 disesteem disesteem disvaluation displacency Sgm: N 1 odium odium Sgm: N 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • disapprobation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Condemnation Nouns 1. disapprobation, disapproval; dislike. 2. (lack of approval) discommendation, demerit; blame, detraction, condemnation. 3. (criticism) animadversion, reflection, stricture, objection …   English dictionary for students

  • disapprobation — noun Date: 1647 the act or state of disapproving ; the state of being disapproved ; condemnation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disapprobation — /dis ap reuh bay sheuhn/, n. disapproval; condemnation. [1640 50; DIS 1 + APPROBATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • disapprobation — noun An act or expression of condemnation or disapproval, especially on moral grounds. Ant: approbation See Also: disapproval, disapprove …   Wiktionary

  • disapprobation — dis|ap|pro|ba|tion [ˌdısæprəˈbeıʃən] n [U] formal disapproval of someone or something because you think they are morally wrong ≠ ↑approbation …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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