Definition of Disapprobation

1. Noun. An expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable. "His uncompromising condemnation of racism"

Exact synonyms: Condemnation
Generic synonyms: Disapproval
Specialized synonyms: Animadversion, Censure, Demonisation, Demonization
Derivative terms: Condemn, Condemn, Condemn
Antonyms: Approbation



Definition of Disapprobation

1. n. The act of disapproving; mental condemnation of what is judged wrong, unsuitable, or inexpedient; feeling of censure.

Definition of Disapprobation

1. Noun. An act or expression of condemnation or disapproval, especially on moral grounds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disapprobation

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Disapprobation

disappoint
disappointed
disappointedly
disappointer
disappointers
disappointing
disappointingly
disappointingness
disappointment
disappointments
disappoints
disappreciate
disappreciated
disappreciates
disappreciating
disapprobation
disapprobations
disapprobatory
disappropriate
disappropriated
disappropriates
disappropriating
disappropriation
disappropriations
disapproval
disapprovals
disapprove
disapproved
disapprovement
disapprover

Literary usage of Disapprobation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1881)
"The Queen-Regent's brothers knew her secret disapprobation of the violent ... his disapprobation of his son's proposal to leave his situation : it is ..."

2. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"... curly young man, he had been used to avail himself of this subtly poised physical susceptibility to turn the edge of resentment or disapprobation. ..."

3. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"disapprobation of his Majesty's government, of your having admitted any American vessels to entry after the expiration of the orders in council by which ..."

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