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Meaning of DISAPPROVAL

Pronunciation:  `disu'proovul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of disapproving or condemning
  2. [n]  an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
  3. [n]  the expression of disapproval
  4. [n]  a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing
 

DISAPPROVAL is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: disfavor, disfavour, dislike
 
 Antonyms: approval, approval, approval, approving, blessing, commendation
 
 See Also: assessment, branding, condemnation, condemnation, content, criticism, disapprobation, discouragement, dislike, disparagement, disposition, dispraise, doghouse, inclination, judgement, judgment, message, reprobation, stigmatisation, stigmatization, subject matter, substance, tendency, unfavorable judgment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis`ap*prov"al\, n.
Disapprobation; dislike; censure; adverse judgment.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abjuration, abjurement, aggravation, agreement to disagree, alienation, annoyance, apostasy, belittling, censure, chucking, chucking out, comedown, condemnation, contempt, contradiction, counter-culture, criticism, declination, declining, decrial, denial, depreciation, derogation, despisal, despising, detraction, difference, disaccord, disaffection, disaffinity, disagreement, disapprobation, discard, disclamation, discontent, discounting, discrediting, disfavor, disgrace, disinclination, dislike, dismissal, disownment, disparagement, disparity, displeasure, disregard, disrelish, dissatisfaction, dissension, dissent, dissentience, dissidence, distaste, diversity, dropping out, exasperation, exception, exclusion, faint praise, ignoring, indignity, irritation, knocking, lukewarm support, minimizing, minority opinion, nonacceptance, nonagreement, nonapproval, nonassent, nonconcurrence, nonconformity, nonconsent, nonconsideration, objection, opposition, passing by, putting away, putting down, putting out, rebuff, recantation, recusance, recusancy, refusal, rejection, renouncement, reproach, reproof, repudiation, repulse, resentfulness, resentment, scouting, secession, slighting, sour grapes, spurning, throwing out, turning out, underground, variance, vexation, withdrawal
 

 

 

 

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