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Synonyms for disapprove
ˌdɪs əˈpruvdis·ap·prove

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disapproveverb

    consider bad or wrong


    approve, sanction, O.K., okay

  2. disapprove, rejectverb

    deem wrong or inappropriate

    "I disapprove of her child rearing methods"

    spurn, reject, refuse, pass up, pooh-pooh, eliminate, turn down, rule out, winnow out, scorn, resist, turn away, freeze off, disdain, decline

    okay, approve, O.K., sanction

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  1. disapproveverb

    dislike, condemn, censure, regard as wrong

  2. disapproveverb

    reject, disallow, refuse or decline to sanction

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  1. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    The Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act will ensure Congress gets a vote to either approve or disapprove of the comprehensive agreement.

  2. Robert Menendez:

    I have looked into my own soul and my devotion to principle may once again lead me to an unpopular course, but if Iran is to acquire a nuclear bomb, it will not have my name on it, it is for these reasons that I will vote to disapprove the agreement and, if called upon, would vote to override a veto.

  3. Marquis de Sade:

    You say that my way of thinking cannot be tolerated? What of it? The man who alters his way of thinking to suit others is a fool. My way of thinking is the result of my reflections. It is part of my inner being, the way I am made. I do not contradict them, and would not even if I wished to. For my system, which you disapprove of, is also my greatest comfort in life, the source of all my happiness --- it means more to me than my life itself.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    While I will certainly share my view and try to persuade them that the vote to disapprove is the right one, in my experience with matters of conscience and great consequence like this, each member ultimately comes to their own conclusion.

  5. Greg Abbott:

    Texans don’t run from a legislative fight, and they don’t walk away from unfinished business, funding should not be provided for those who quit their job early, leaving their state with unfinished business and exposing taxpayers to higher costs foranadditional legislativesession. I, therefore, object to and disapprove oftheseappropriations.

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. fascinated
    • B. mesmerized
    • C. transfixed
    • D. disenchanted

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