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Synonyms for disapproval
ˌdɪs əˈpru vəldis·ap·proval

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Wiktionary

  1. disapprovalnoun

    Synonyms:
    disapprobation

    Antonyms:
    approval

  2. disapprovalnoun

    The act of disapproving, an expression of condemnation.

    Synonyms:
    disapprobation

    Antonyms:
    approval

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disapproval

    Blame, censure, and disapproval may either be felt or uttered; comment, criticism, rebuke, reflection, reprehension, and reproof are always expressed. The same is true of admonition and animadversion. Comment and criticism may be favorable as well as censorious; they imply no superiority or authority on the part of him who utters them; nor do reflection or reprehension, which are simply turning the mind back upon what is disapproved. Reprehension is supposed to be calm and just, and with good intent; it is therefore a serious matter, however mild, and is capable of great force, as expressed in the phrase severe reprehension. Reflection is often from mere ill feeling, and is likely to be more personal and less impartial than reprehension; we often speak of unkind or unjust reflections. Rebuke, literally a stopping of the mouth, is administered to a forward or hasty person; reproof is administered to one intentionally or deliberately wrong; both words imply authority in the reprover, and direct expression of disapproval to the face of the person rebuked or reproved. Reprimand is official censure formally administered by a superior to one under his command. Animadversion is censure of a high, authoritative, and somewhat formal kind. Rebuke may be given at the outset, or in the midst of an action; animadversion, reflection, reprehension, reproof, always follow the act; admonition is anticipatory, and meant to be preventive. Check is allied to rebuke, and given before or during action; chiding is nearer to reproof, but with more of personal bitterness and less of authority. Compare CONDEMN; REPROVE.

    Synonyms:
    admonition, animadversion, blame, censure, check, chiding, comment, condemnation, criticism, denunciation, objurgation, rebuke, reflection, reprehension, reprimand, reproach, reproof, reproval, upbraiding

    Antonyms:
    applause, approbation, approval, commendation, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, praise

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disapprovalnoun

    a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing

    Synonyms:
    disfavour, dislike, disfavor

    Antonyms:
    approval, blessing, commendation, approving

  2. disapprovalnoun

    the expression of disapproval

    Synonyms:
    disfavour, dislike, disfavor

    Antonyms:
    approving, approval, commendation, blessing

  3. disfavor, disfavour, dislike, disapprovalnoun

    an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group

    Synonyms:
    disfavour, dislike, disfavor

    Antonyms:
    blessing, approval, commendation, approving

  4. disapprovalnoun

    the act of disapproving or condemning

    Synonyms:
    disfavour, dislike, disfavor

    Antonyms:
    blessing, approval, commendation, approving

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disapprovalnoun

    Synonyms:
    disapprobation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disapprovalnoun

    Synonyms:
    disapprobation, dislike, disfavor

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#131547disfavor
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#255157disfavour
#322179upbraiding

How to use disapproval in a sentence?

  1. Isa Saharkhiz:

    Ayatollah Khamenei's silence is calculated. He is weighing up the situation, he is standing cautiously somewhere in the middle, so no one can interpret his words as approval or disapproval.

  2. Omar Jadwat:

    President Trump has recommitted himself to religious discrimination, and he can expect continued disapproval from both the courts and the people.

  3. Carl Bialik:

    While disapproval of the practice of charging no-show wedding guests for the cost of their meals was widespread, there were some notable generational differences.

  4. Robert F. Kennedy:

    Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world which yields most painfully to change.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    Advocates on both sides have strong cases for their point of view that cannot simply be dismissed. This has made evaluating the agreement a difficult and deliberate endeavor, and after deep study, careful thought and considerable soul-searching, I have decided I must oppose the agreement and will vote yes on a motion of disapproval.


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