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Meaning of DISAPPROBATION

Pronunciation:  `disapru'beyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable; "his uncompromising condemnation of racism"
 

DISAPPROBATION is a 14 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: condemnation
 
 Antonyms: approbation
 
 See Also: animadversion, censure, demonisation, demonization, disapproval

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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 unqualified
      disapprobation of all the steps.         --Burke.

 

 

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